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.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Protests and Petitions

广州增城事件1人因发微博获刑1年半 (Zengcheng Protests: Man Sentenced to 1.5y in Prison for Spreading Rumors via Microblog)
Yang Cheng Wan Bao, July 15, 2011
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China Jails 11 over South China Riots
Reuters, July 16, 2011