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 04, 2011


刘萍:相信五年之后将有更多的刘萍出现 (Grassroots Candidate Liu Ping: 5 Years from Now, There'll Be More Like Me)
Radio France Internationale, July 03, 2011中国/20110703-刘萍:相信五年之后将有更多的刘萍出现

Hong Kong

Growing Discontent Seen in Annual Hong Kong Protest
International Herald Tribune, July 02, 2011
Related news:
警方拘228名示威者否認無警告用胡椒噴霧 (Police Detain 228, Deny Using Pepper Spray without Warning)
Metro Plus AM 1044, July 02, 2011
HK Journalists Say Freedom of Speech Is Being Threatened
Agence France-Presse, July 04, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

Silence of the Dissidents
South China Morning Post, July 04, 2011

中共生日民主人士失自由 (Rights Defenders Lose Their Freedom on Party's Anniversary)
Radio Free Asia, July 01, 2011


工人同乡罢工事件增多 社会维权组织面临工会“收编” (With Strikes by Workers from the Same Hometown on the Rise, Rights Activist Groups Are Faced with Being "Incorporated" into Unions)
Economic Information Daily, July 04, 2011

Land Policy

“新拆迁条例”北京出台实施细则 (Beijing: New Opinions on the Implementation on Requisition and Compensation of Housing on State-owned Land)
The Beijing News, July 02, 2011


90 Years of China's Communist Party: from Secret Society to 'Harmonious Society'
Christian Science Monitor, July 02, 2011

Multi-Party System Would Bring Chaos, China Media Says
Agence France-Presse, July 02, 2011
Related information:
中共信心十足坚定践行“中国道路” (The Party Is Confident That It's Adhering to the "Chinese Road")
Xinhua News Agency, July 01, 2011

Protests and Petitions

中共自庆生日百姓冷漠 访民露宿街头续遭清剿 (Crackdown on Petitioners in Capital Continue during Party Anniversary)
Radio Free Asia, July 01, 2011


China's Gay Community Fights Online Censorship
Time, July 01, 2011


Tibetan Writer Jailed for 4 Years in China: Group
Reuters, July 02, 2011