The HRIC Daily Brief is a daily selection of news stories and commentary related to human rights in China, drawn from Chinese- and English-language news and online media sources that we monitor daily. In addition to headlines and source links, HRIC also provides English translation of Chinese headlines.

Friday, July 02, 2010

July 02, 2010

Bilateral Ties

China Welcomes Gates Visit at Appropriate Time
Associated Press, July 01, 2010

Communist Party Opens Door to Secretive School
Associated Press, June 30, 2010

11 Party Spokespersons Meet Media Together
China Daily, July 01, 2010

Hong Kong
Electoral Reforms Cloud Hong Kong's Democratic Struggle
Voice of America, July 01, 2010
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35%人感有一國兩制 10年新低 (35 Percent Hong Kongers Agree "One Country Two Systems" Implemented; Lowest Percentage in 10 Years)
Ming Pao, July 01, 2010
Condemned by Hukou to Education Apartheid
South China Morning Post, July 02, 2010

Human Rights Defender -- Jiang Tianyong, 江天勇
中国访民维权律师团周四成立 (Human Rights Lawyer Group Representing Protesters Established)
Radio Free Asia, July 01, 2010

June Fourth
Li Peng Makes Rare Public Appearance
South China Morning Post, July 01, 2010

各界致全总呼吁书:请为工人说话办事 (Appeal Letter to All-China Federation of Trade Unions: Please Speak and Act for Workers)
Radio Free Asia, July 01, 2010

多个省市同时提高最低工资标准 平均增幅逾20% (Average Minimum Wage Rate Increase Exceeds 20 Percent Across Many Province)
Eastday, July 02, 2010

Students 'Forced' to Work at Foxconn
China Daily, June 26, 2010

China Tort Law Set to Trigger Surge in Claims
Financial Times, June 30, 2010

赵作海:这回总算有个家了 (Zhao Zuohai: Eventually I Got a Home)
Hebei Youth Daily, July 01, 2010

中国21家互联网企业发起网上有害信息清理行动 (21 Chinese Websites Originate "Elimination of Harmful Online Messages" Campaign)
Radio Free Asia, June 30, 2010

Google Search Feature Blocked in China
Agence France-Presse, July 01, 2010

China's Xinhua Launches Global English TV Channel
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 01, 2010

CPC Launches Online Database of Communist Doctrines
Xinhua News Agency, July 01, 2010

Google Not on Mapping List
China Daily, July 01, 2010

Protests and Petitions
常熟农村不要污染工厂 抗议活动遭压制 (Suzhou Villagers' Protest against Polluting Factory Building Plan Suppressed)
Radio Free Asia, June 30, 2010

“七一”当天南北各发生大规模活动 (Mass Detention of Protesters in South Station, Tiananman Square and Zhongnanhai on July 1st)
Radio Free Asia, July 01, 2010

Electronics Workers on Strike in Northern China
Associated Press, July 01, 2010

State Security
Beijing Wants No Place Unwatched on Camera
China Daily, July 02, 2010

China Asserts Role in Choosing Dalai Lama
New York Times, July 01, 2010

Fear Lingers in Tibet Two Years after Riots
Reuters, July 02, 2010

乌鲁木齐人民广场关闭 维人聚集区七五停业两天 (Urumqi People's Square Closed; Uyghur Shops Shut for 2 Days)
Radio Free Asia, June 30, 2010
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乌鲁木齐封完广场又封路清真寺 "主麻日"全程监控 (Urumqi People's Square, Roads and Mosques Closed; Tight Control on Day of Assembly)
Radio Free Asia, July 01, 2010
Uighur Leader Appeals to World Year after Unrest
Agence France-Presse, July 01, 2010

40,000 Cameras Keep Watch on China's Urumqi
Agence France-Presse, July 02, 2010