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, April 29, 2013

Business and Human Rights

Hollywood Bows to China Censors
Stuff, April 29, 2013

Hollywood Searches For 'Pot Of Gold' In China
National Public Radio, April 29, 2013

Consumer Product Safety

China Demand for Baby Formula Puts Squeeze on Europe
Associated Press, April 29, 2013


China's Bosses Criticized over High Pay
Financial Times, April 29, 2013

Chinese Military Cracks Down on License Plates and Corruption
Reuters, April 28, 2013


China Accused of Covering Up Quake Damage
Radio Free Asia, April 26, 2013

Freedom of Association and Assembly

"寻找林昭的灵魂" ,45周年纪念活动受阻 (Authorities Curtail Commemoration of 45th Anniversary of Lin Zhao’s Death)
Deutsche Welle, April 29, 2013

胡耀邦三子胡德华参加聚会纪念林昭 (Hu Yaobang’s Son Attends Commemoration of Lin Zhao)
Voice of America, April 29, 2013


上海1名H7N9确诊患者死亡 (H7N9 Update: One More Death in Shanghai)
Sina, April 29, 2013

Human Rights Defenders

艾未未促中国公民克服恐惧建立勇气社会 (Ai Weiwei in U.S. Press Urges Chinese Citizens to Overcome Fear, Establish Brave Society)
Voice of America, April 28, 2013

International Relations (Human Rights, Security, Trade and Investment)

Turkey Becomes Partner of China, Russia-led Security Bloc
Reuters, April 26, 2013

China Investment Deal Raises Red Flags in China
Deutsche Welle, April 26, 2013

Call for New Zealand to Cut Ties with China
ONE News, April 27, 2013

Chinese NGOs Reach Out to African Countries
China Daily, April 29, 2013

China's Changing Calculus on North Korea
Asia Times Online, April 29, 2013

Welcoming PM’s Statement, China ‘ready to work with India’ to Resolve Border Row
The Hindu, April 29, 2013


习近平在同全国劳动模范代表座谈时的讲话(全文) (Xi Jinping: Working Class Must Play Dominant Role in Advancing Society)
People's Daily, April 29, 2013

Land, Property, Housing

乌坎村村民堵路抗议牧场毁房与警对峙 (Wukan Villagers Stage Mass Protest over Delay in Solving Land Problem)
Radio Free Asia, April 28, 2013


Satirizing China With the ‘China Daily Show’
The New York Times, April 26, 2013

Political and Economic Reform

Xi follows in Mao's Footsteps on Path to Consolidate Power
South China Morning Post, April 29, 2013


青海囊谦七藏人被捕藏民集体请愿 玉树灾民面临居无住所困境 (Seven Tibetans Arrested in Qinghai)
Radio Free Asia, April 28, 2013


Doubts Over China Government Claims on Xinjiang Attack
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 29, 2013

新疆授予15名烈士及另9人反恐勇士称号 (XUAR Calls 15 Killed in Xinjiang and 9 Others “Counterterrorism Warriors”)
Xinhua News Agency, April 29, 2013

Second Clash Reported in Xinjiang
Radio Free Asia, April 26, 2013


What China and Russia Don't Get About Soft Power
Foreign Policy, April 29, 2013,0&wp_login_redirect=0

Is China Pivoting to the Gulf?
Al Arabiya, April 29, 2013