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, July 29, 2011


广西贵港钢铁厂煤气管道泄漏 已造成103人中毒 (Gas Leak at Guangxi Steel Plant Poisons 103 Local Villagers)
China National Radio, July 29, 2011

温州司法局律协就禁止律师帮动车事故家属致歉 (Wenzhou Bureau of Justice and Lawyers Association Apologize for Forbidding Lawyers from Representing Crash Victims)
The Beijing Times, July 29, 2011

Media Dares to Get Tough with Railways Ministry
South China Morning Post, July 29, 2011
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