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 07, 2014

Education (教育)

教育部:把培育和践行社会主义核心价值观融入国民教育全过程 (Ministry of Education: the cultivation and implementation of socialism’s core values to be integrated into national education process)
Xinhua, May 6, 2014

Environment (环境)

In China, 64 percent say they are environmentalists – report
Reuters, May 6, 2014

International Relations (Security, Trade and Investment), 国际关系(安全,贸易和投资)

害怕中国? 挪威官方拒见达赖 (Afraid of China? Norwegian authorities refuse to meet with Dalai Lama)
Deutsche Welle, May 6, 2014

Blame Norway: Why is Oslo kow-towing to Beijing and stiff-arming the Dalai Lama?
Foreign Policy, May 6, 2014

挪威政府拒见达赖喇嘛遭民众集体抗议 (Civilians protest Norwegian government’s refusal to meet with Dalai Lama) Radio Free Asia, May 1, 2014

June Fourth (六四)

浦志强等人‘六四’研讨会后失联 丁子霖被禁回北京 (Pu Zhiqiang and others “incommunicado” after June Fourth Symposium, Ding Zilin forbidden to return to Beijing before June 4)
Voice of America, May 5, 2014

Religion (宗教)

China tells temples to grant orphans freedom of religion
The Wall Street Journal, May 7, 2014

Technology (科技)

支持中国人权又增添生力军 「中国政治犯关注」发布百档案 (New force in supporting human rights in China, China Political Prisoner Concern launches database with 100 case records)
Radio Free Asia, May 1, 2014

New grassroots database tracks China’s political prisoners
Epoch Times, May 7, 2014

See the website:
中國政治犯關注(China Political Prisoner Concern)

The unlikely ascent of Jack Ma, Alibaba’s founder
The New York Times, May 7, 2014