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.

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Death Penalty

Two Women Executed for Forging Money
China Daily, June 4, 2012


Foreign Embassies Monitor Air Quality against Int'l Conventions: Chinese Official
Xinhua News Agency, June 5, 2012

Hong Kong

警阻集會跳舞 同志提覆核 (Gay Rights Activist Challenges Police Block on Dancing during Gathering)
Ming Pao, June 5, 2012

June Fourth

《解放军报》六四伤口撒盐 再批“敌对势力离间党军关系” (PLA Daily Pours Salt on Wounds: Criticizes "Hostile Forces Are Driving a Wedge between Party and Army)
Radio France Internationale, June 5, 2012中国/20120605-《解放军报》六四伤口撒盐-再批“敌对势力离间党军关系”

18萬燭光悼六四亡魂 (Organizers Estimate 180K Attended Tiananmen Memorial Vigil)
Apple Daily, June 5, 2012

Related :
香港支联会促设永久六四纪念馆 (HK Alliance Promotes Making Tiananmen Crackdown Memorial Museum a Permanent Fixture)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 5, 2012


SCO Beijing Summit to Set Tune for New Decade
Xinhua News Agency, June 5, 2012


西藏谈判停滞不前 达赖喇嘛特使辞职 (Tibet Envoys Leave China as Talks at a Standstill)
Deutsche Welle, June 4, 2012,,15997578,00.html


Death in Detention Draws Denigration
Radio Free Asia, June 4, 2012