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, May 20, 2014

June Fourth (六四)

天下围城,德国异议人士团体将举办系列纪念六四活动 (All to Surround the City, German overseas dissident group organizes a series of June Fourth commemorative events)
Radio Free Asia, May 20, 2014

Tears of a rickshaw driver
The New York Times, May 20, 2014

“六四”之后的中国群体性事件和互联网 (China’s mass incidents after June Fourth, and the Internet: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission hearing)
Radio Free Asia, May 19, 2014

See webcast of hearing:
Hearing: stability in China: lessons from Tiananmen and implications for the United States (webcast)
U.S.- China Economic and Security Review Commission, May 15, 2014

纪念六四25周年旧金山将举行中国民权研讨会 (San Francisco Chinese civil rights group organizes June Fourth 25th anniversary civil rights forum)
Radio Free Asia, May 20, 2014

在城大談六四 新加坡藝術家疑遇襲 (Singaporean artist allegedly beaten in HK after discussing June Fourth in lecture)
Apple Daily, May 18, 2014

For more information about June Fourth, see:
June Fourth at 25: resisting enforced amnesia, building a just future
Human Rights in China, April 10, 2014
EN: >just-future