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.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011


China Confess-a-Bribe Sites Draw Inspiration from India
Reuters, June 14, 2011

Hong Kong

王光亚访港未见全体议员 避答中国民主发展问题 (Visiting Mainland Official Skirts around Democracy and Other Sensitive Questions)
Radio Free Asia, June 13, 2011

Human Rights

"法治指数"排名:中俄人权状况落后 (Rule of Law Index: Human Rights Progresses of China and Russia Lagging Behind)
Deutsche Welle, June 13, 2011,,15151640,00.html

Human Rights Defender – Xu Zerong (徐泽荣)

港學者被控洩露國家機密 判囚 13年 徐澤榮下周四出獄 (Hong Kong Scholar Imprisoned on Charges of Leaking State Secrets Be Released Next Thursday)
Apple Daily, June 14, 2011

Land Policy

安徽自焚农民被逮捕 (Anhui Farmer Who Set Himself Alight due to Land Dispute Arrested on Charges of Arson)
Radio Free Asia, June 13, 2011


Torture Evidence Set to Be Ruled Inadmissible
Shanghai Daily, June 14, 2011


Crack Reporters “Burning Out”
Global Times, June 14, 2011

Protests and Petitions

Curfew Order for Riot-Hit Xintang
South China Morning Post, June 14, 2011

Police Stem S.China Riots But Migrant Workers Anger Runs Deep
Reuters, June 14, 2011

Editorial Condemns Use of Violence in Protests
South China Morning Post, June 14, 2011
Related information:
社评:泄愤重案制造者必须被依法严惩 (Those Who Vent Their Anger in Extreme Ways Must Be Severely Punished According to Law)
Global Times, June 14, 2011