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.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011


Murders Raise Questions about Resource
Xinhua News Agency, June 22, 2011

Hong Kong

Pan-democrat Walkout over By-elections
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 22, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Yao Lifa (姚立法)

Scholar Held amid Election Bid
Radio Free Asia, June 21, 2011


Death for Chinese Man in Case That Fueled Protests
Associated Press, June 21, 2011


New Domains May Subvert Censorship
Radio Free Asia, June 22, 2011

Land Policy

警察抓人助征地 (Liaoning: Police Aid Land Requisition by Making Detentions)
Radio Free Asia, June 21, 2011

Migrant Workers

农民工改变中国 (Migrant Workers and How They've Changed China)
Southern Metropolis Daily, June 22, 2011


监狱劳教系统深入推进规范化管理年活动 (Prison and Reeducation-Through-Labor Systems to Undertake Management Standardization Activities)
Legal Daily, June 22, 2011


北京守望教会续受打压15教友被扣 (Another 15 Practitioners Detained as Harassment of Beijing's Shouwang Church Continues)
Radio Free Asia, June 21, 2011