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.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Hong Kong

Discontent Grows in Hong Kong despite Boom
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 21, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Yao Lifa (姚立法)

姚立法被失踪满月保安加强 江西独立候选人吁停止打压 (More Security One Month after "Disappearance" of Yao Lifa)
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

刘晓原整改盼通过年检 舒向新代理拆迁遭恐吓律所停摆 (Rights Lawyer Liu Xiaoyuan Remains in Annual License Review Limbo)
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2011


Internet Users 'Lack Real Influence'
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2011

Land Policy

Clampdown on Illegal Land Seizures
Xinhua News Agency, July 20, 2011

广州法制办:警方有责任处置拆违暴力抗法 (Guangzhou Regulations: Police Have the Responsbility to Dispose of Violent Resistance to the Demolition of Illegal Constructions)
Guangzhou Daily, July 21, 2011


于建嶸:剛性穩定 有潛在危險 (CASS Socialist Yu Jianrong: Unyielding from Stability Mindset Could Pose Danger)
Ming Pao, July 21, 2011
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Writer Won't Give Up on Ideals
South China Morning Post, July 21, 2011


新当选西藏流亡政府总理洛桑桑盖谈西藏自治 (Tibetan Government in Exile: New Prime Minister Talks Tibetan Autonomy)
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2011


Attack on Police Station Was 'Long-planned'
China Daily, July 21, 2011

新疆和田戒严 网路封锁消息 (Martial Law and Internet Restrictions in Hotan)
Want Daily, July 20, 2011