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, August 01, 2011


290,000 People Lack Drinking Water in C China
China Daily, July 31, 2011

Hong Kong

民主黨參選特首 1月「初選」 (HK Democratic Party Announces Intention to Participate in Chief Executive Election)
Ming Pao, August 01, 2011


Ex-Students Protest Broken Pact
Radio Free Asia, July 29, 2011

Land Policy

深圳強拆城中村迎大運警民衝突十多人傷 (More than a Dozen People Injured in Protests Related to Demolitions in Preparation for Shenzhen Universiade)
Radio Free Asia, July 29, 2011


Media Blackout in China after Wreck
New York Times, July 31, 2011
Related news:
中宣部下令撤稿 香港记协谴责港人悼念 (Hong Kong Journalists' Association Denounce Propaganda Directives to Limit Coverage of Wenzhou Crash)
Radio Free Asia, July 31, 2011

Protests and Petitions

Taxi Driver Protests Hit Two Chinese Cities
Agence France-Presse, August 01, 2011


Quota System for Fines 'Encourages More Births'
Shanghai Daily, July 30, 2011


Deadly Violence Hits China's Restive Xinjiang
Agence France-Presse, July 31, 2011
Related news:
Concentrate on Rights, Not Development
South China Morning Post, August 01, 2011
中国:喀什袭击系极端分子所为 (Kashgar Authorities Place Blame on "Extremists")
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 01, 2011
Related information:
我市果断处置一起暴力恐怖案件 (Kashgar to Decisively Dispose of the Violent Terrorist Attacks)
People's Gov of Kashgar City, August 01, 2011