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, July 05, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)

刘晓波妻子今年首次探监 人身自由仍受限制 (Liu Xiaobo's Wife Finally Permitted Jail Visit, Yet Her Personal Liberties Remain Curtailed)
Radio Free Asia, July 04, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Yang Zaixin (杨在新)

四律师被抓案引发执业环境担忧 (Detention of Four Defense Lawyers for Doing Their Jobs Leads to Concerns of the Legal Working Environment)
Southern Metropolis Daily, July 05, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

受打压人大候选人调查选举舞弊被殴打 (Jiangxi: Independent Candidates Investigating Election Fraud Beaten)
Radio Free Asia, July 04, 2011


法学泰斗遗愿:唯法治才能推动社会进步 (Leading Legal Scholar's Final Wishes: Social Progress Can Only Come through Rule of Law)
Deutsche Welle, July 04, 2011,,15209862,00.html

Migrant Workers

Help on Way for Migrant Workers
South China Morning Post, July 05, 2011


Speech Short on Reform Hope
Radio Free Asia, July 04, 2011

Protests and Petitions

北京將建救助管理總站可容納上訪人員3500人 (Petitioner Assistance Station Able to Hold 3500 to Be Built in Beijing)
Beijing Morning Post, July 03, 2011

Public Health

学者呼吁启动"血液污染"调查 (Scholar Calls for Investigation into Blood Contamination)
Deutsche Welle, July 04, 2011,,15210036,00.html


China Pledges to Boost Restive West's Development
Associated Press, July 04, 2011

新疆动乱两年后 中国安全努力遭受质疑 (China's Security Strength Questioned Two Years after Xinjiang Unrest)
Voice of America, July 05, 2011