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.

Monday, June 04, 2012

June Fourth

China Blocks Tiananmen Talk on Crackdown Anniversary
Reuters, June 4, 2012

Translations of microblog posts from users in China on the 23rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Crackdown:
Today, June 4th
Seeing Red in China, June 4, 2012

China Cracks Down on Tiananmen Anniversary
Agence France-Presse, June 3, 2012

Related video of security increase in Beijing:
六四前的天安门和北京南站的安保、抓访民去久敬庄 (Security Enhanced before June 4th in Tiananmen and the Railway Station in Beijing)
June 3, 2012

港记天安门扣查不准入广场 (HK Reporter Detained for Questioning at Tiananmen Square, Not Permitted to Enter)
Ming Pao, June 4, 2012


谷歌就敏感搜索词提醒中国大陆用户 (Google Tips off Users in China of Censored Sensitive Words iN Searches)
The Wall Street Journal, June 4, 2012


Chinese Editor Leaves Job amid Uproar over Online Comment on Communist Party Control of Army
The Associated Press, June 3, 2012

Protests and Petitions

重庆万盛第七日示威 严阵防六四 (Increased Security during Day 7 of Chongqing Protests due to Tiananmen Crackdown Anniversary)
Ming Pao, June 4, 2012


In Occupied Tibetan Monastery, a Reason for Fiery Deaths
The New York Times, June 2, 2012