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 12, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Fugitive from China Wins Interim Stay of Deportation
The Globe and Mail, July 11, 2011

Hong Kong

北京列出香港特首“必备条件” (Beijing Lists "Necessary Requirements" for HK Chief Executive)
Deutsche Welle, July 11, 2011,,15226424,00.html

Human Rights Defender – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

艾未未案重要证人仍被失踪 当局持续打压艺术自由表达 (Important Witnesses in Ai Weiwei Case Still Missing)
Radio Free Asia, July 11, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Hada

Ethnic Mongol Activist, Family Held
Radio Free Asia, July 11, 2011


Top China Editor Says 'Private Interests' Censor Press
Agence France-Presse, July 11, 2011

《山东新闻网》报江泽民死讯遭整肃 (Shandong Online Newsportal Shut Down Temporarily for Reporting Jiang Zemin's Death)
Radio Free Asia, July 11, 2011

Protests and Petitions

Chinese Court Jails Six for Role in Guangdong Riot
Reuters, July 12, 2011

Public Health

民生三问:如何防止“被精神病”? (How Can Forcible Commitment to Mental Hospitals Be Avoided?)
People's Daily, July 11, 2011


China Says Tibetans 'Closely' Linked to Majority Han
Agence France-Presse, July 11, 2011
For full text of the whitepaper, see:
Sixty Years since Peaceful Liberation of Tibet
State Council Information Office, July 11, 2011
四川十多名藏人因示威被判刑 (Sichuan: Several Tibetans Sentenced for Demonstrations)
Radio Free Asia, July 11, 2011


Uyghur Leaflets Prompt Crackdown
Radio Free Asia, July 11, 2011