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 29, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Wen Rules Out Rights Debate
Radio Free Asia, June 28, 2011
Related news:
维权人士设宴抗议:不能忘记人权议题 (Activists Protest for Human Rights Issues to Be Raised in Sino-German Meeting)
Deutsche Welle, June 28, 2011,,15195078,00.html

Hong Kong

July 1 March Hit with New Stipulation
South China Morning Post, June 29, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

北京给异见人士"封口" (Beijing Seals the Mouths of Dissidents)
Deutsche Welle, June 28, 2011,,15194222,00.html

冉雲飛被控顛覆國家 證據不足 (Subversion Charge against Ran Yunfei Dropped Due to Lack of Evidence)
Apple Daily, June 29, 2011


中国《精神卫生法》草案继续引起争议 (Chinese Mental Health Law Draft Continues to Spark Controversy)
Radio Free Asia, June 28, 2011


Beijing 'Orders Drive to Curb Democracy'
The Daily Telegraph, June 28, 2011
Related news:
A Party That Smiles to the World, But Tightens Its Grip at Home
Information, June 27, 2011
China Premier's Call for Reform Draws Accolades and Barbs
Reuters, June 28, 2011


中国:难以承受的城市人口压力 (Population Pressure Facing China's Cities)
Radio France Internationale, June 29, 2011中国/20110629-中国:难以承受的城市人口压力

Protests and Petitions

女子为保护湿地得罪人被调岗当清洁工 (Woman Causes Offense with Her Defense of Wetlands, Forced to Work as Janitor)
China Youth Daily, June 29, 2011