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 10, 2011

Hong Kong

Activists Hijack Forum on Internet Election Rules
South China Morning Post, June 10, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Huang Qi (黄琦)

Future Murky for China Dissident Freed from Prison
Associated Press, June 10, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Qi Chonghuai (齐崇淮)

山东记者齐崇淮又被判九年 妻子焦霞绝望寻死被阻 (Imprisoned Journalist Qi Chonghuai Sentenced to Another 9 Years)
Radio Free Asia, June 09, 2011

June Fourth

支联会投诉警方阻市民参与六四集会 (HK Alliance Issue Protest against Police Obstructing Hong Kongers from Attending June Fourth Vigil)
Radio France Internationale, June 10, 2011


China Says No Expiry Date on Communist Party Rule
Reuters, June 09, 2011

Protests and Petitions

受查官員暴斃 群眾上街抗議 (Hubei : Masses Take to Streets in Protest after Official Perishes during Interrogation)
Ming Pao, June 10, 2011

Public Health

China's Mental Hospitals: A New Push to Quash Dissent?
Christian Science Monitor, June 09, 2011

艾滋病发现三十周年,中国防艾路漫漫 (HIV/AIDS Prevention in China Still Has a Ways to Go 30 Years Since Discovery of AIDS)
Deutsche Welle, June 09, 2011,,15143661,00.html

Shanghai Cooperation Organization

SCO to Focus on Promoting Stability in C Asia
Xinhua News Agency, June 10, 2011
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孙壮志:未来十年上合组织将逐步走向成熟 (Interview with CASS SCO Scholar Sun Zhuangzhi: “The SCO Will Mature over Next 10 Years”)
Xinhua News Agency, June 08, 2011


300失蹤喇嘛正受「法制教育」 (Ministry of Foreign Affairs: 300 Missing Lamas Undergoing “Legal Education”)
Ming Pao, June 10, 2011