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, December 27, 2013

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

We should not worship Mao as a god, says China’s president
The Telegraph, December 26, 2013

Chairman Mao's old home to reopen inside luxury mall
The Telegraph, December 26, 2013

China cancels plans for Mao's 120th but in one village, his spirit lives on
The Guardian, December 26, 2013

For Mao’s birthday, a changing China cashes in and celebrates — carefully
Associated Press, December 25, 2013