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.

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Business and Economics

State-Owned Enterprises Now China's Big Losers
Xinhua News Agency, May 01, 2013

Chinese Way of Doing Business: In Cash We Trust
The New York Times, May 01, 2013


高6米毛泽东铜像河北临漳县落成 李讷王景清出席 (6-Meter High Bronze Mao Statue Erected near Beijing, Paid for by Businessmen)
Net Ease, May 01, 2013


China Past Due: Hukou 'Economic Apartheid'
The World, April 30, 2013

Human Rights Defenders

中国维权人士深圳被阻止出境 维权人士妻女护照被作废 (Authorities Bar Rights Defenders from Leaving China, Confiscate Passports of Another Defender’s Relatives)
Radio Free Asia, April 30, 2013

International Human Rights

美国务院呼吁中国停止骚扰陈光诚家人 (U.S. Urges China to Provide Medical Treatment to Chen Guangcheng's Imprisoned Nephew)
Voice of America, April 30, 2013

China Urged to Grant Adequate Medical Treatment to Chen Kegui
Radio Free Asia, April 30, 2013

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

“中国大妈”10天抢金300吨 专家称难撼动金市 (Expert: Chinese Will Buy 300 Tons of Gold in Next 10 Days as Prices Drop)
Eastday, May 01, 2013

China Manufacturers Survive by Moving to Asian Neighbors
The Wall Street Journal, May 01, 2013

崔天凯回应美防长钓鱼岛表态:别搬石头砸自己脚 (Chinese Ambassador Says to U.S.: Don’t Drop Diaoyu “Rock” on Your Own Feet)
Global Times, May 01, 2013

美军租用中国卫星“惹麻烦” (Congress Finds U.S. Military Lease of Chinese Satellite "Troublesome")
The Beijing News, May 01, 2013

China Steps Up Customs Checks, but North Korea Trade Robust
Reuters, April 30, 2013

China Provides Fighter Copters to Burma Armed Group: Report
Radio Free Asia, April 30, 2013


规定早就有 执行太无力 劳动法,那些被漠视的条款(政策聚焦) (Many Articles of the Labor Law are Ignored)
People's Daily, May 01, 2013

富士康再有女工跳樓死亡 (Another Female Foxconn Worker Jumps to Her Death)
Ming Pao, May 01, 2013


中国精神卫生法实施 “被精神病”引关注 (New Mental Health Law, If Properly Implemented, Will Prevent Involuntary Commitment)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 01, 2013


美国国际宗教自由委员会年度报告认为中国宗教自由状况明显恶化 (U.S. Commission: Religious Freedom in China Worsening)
Radio Free Asia, May 01, 2013


CCTV Can Only Air in Taiwan on Reciprocal Basis, Says Culture Minister
South China Morning Post, April 30, 2013


Xinjiang Cell Phone Users Forced to Register With Real Names
Radio Free Asia, April 30, 2013


In China, Let a Thousand Blogs Bloom
The Los Angeles Times, April 30, 2013,0,5662198.story

China's Unhealthy Elites
The National Interest, April 30, 2013

Puffer-fish Protests and Xi's China Dream
Financial Times, May 01, 2013

From Symbiosis to Quasi-Autonomy: China’s Evolving Civil-Military Relations
World Politics Review, April 30, 2013