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.

Thursday, June 02, 2011

June 02, 2011

Death Penalty

学者建议立法以终身监禁代替死刑 打消公众担忧 (Scholar Proposes Replacing Death Penalty with Life Imprisonment)
Legal Daily, June 01, 2011

独立人士参选踊跃人数历届之冠 (This Election Cycle Has Highest Number of Independent Candidates Yet)
Radio Free Asia, June 01, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)
UK's Royal Academy Gives Ai Weiwei Honorary Title
Reuters, June 01, 2011

留給艾未未一面空牆 (A Wall Left Blank for Ai Weiwei)
Ming Pao, June 02, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)
Tighter Controls on Activist, Family
Radio Free Asia, June 01, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Zhao Lianhai (赵连海)
Police Hound Activist on Family Day Out
South China Morning Post, June 02, 2011

China Extends Hand and Fist to Protesters
New York Times, June 01, 2011

內蒙否認網傳女生腿被壓碎 (Inner Mongolian Police Deny Reports of a Student's Leg Being Crushed)
Ming Pao, June 02, 2011

'Chinese Hackers' Break into Gmail Accounts
Al Jazeera, June 02, 2011

China Rejects Gmail Spying Claims
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 02, 2011

June Fourth
丁子霖:今年無法外出祭兒 (Ding Zilin: I'll Be Unable to Leave My Home to Mourn My Son This Year)
Ming Pao, June 02, 2011

Public Health
别让环境污染损害我们的健康 (Don't Let Pollution Damage Our Health)
China Youth Daily, June 02, 2011

Shanghai Cooperation Organization
张德广:上合组织对地区和平发展作出重要贡献 (First SCO Secretary-General Zhang Deguang: The SCO Has Made an Important Contribution to the Development of Peace in the Region)
Xinhua News Agency, June 02, 2011