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, June 17, 2011

Protests and Petitions

China Detains Man for Spreading Online Rumors, Causing Riot
Agence France-Presse, June 17, 2011

Group: Chinese Forces Suppress New Unrest in East
Associated Press, June 17, 2011

 “上访被劳教”横幅挂遍遵义毛石镇 (Banner Proclaiming Petitioner's Fate of Reeducation-Through-Labor outside Government Building Leads to Calls of Fear-Mongering)
Southern Metropolis Daily, June 16, 2011

郑州失地群体连续请愿遭镇压 (Zhengzhou: Seven Villagers Protesting and Petitioning against Demolitions Detained by Authorities)
Radio Free Asia, June 16, 2011