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.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011


China Media Urges Officials to Speak to Web Users
Agence France-Presse, August 02, 2011
Related information:
People's Daily, August 02, 2011
New Questions after Transparency Drive
South China Morning Post, August 02, 2011

In Safe Hands?
South China Morning Post, August 03, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

无电视收音机无书无纸 光诚一家隔绝儿童出门要搜 (Chen Guangcheng's Family Completely Isolated, Even Books and Paper Confiscated)
Radio Free Asia, August 02, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Liu Feiyue (刘飞跃)

关乎七二三刘飞跃被打 公安要看维权文章才让验伤 (Police Pay Attention to Rights Defense Materials Rather than Beating after Rights Advocate Reports Harassment)
Radio Free Asia, August 02, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Wang Lihong (王荔蕻)

维权人士王荔蕻被控罪名一改再改 (Charge against Activist Wang Lihong Changed Again)
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 02, 2011


国际记联吁中国央视为王青雷复职 (International Federation of Journalists Urge Reinstatement of CCTV Producer Removed for Wenzhou Report)
Voice of America, August 02, 2011


Defending the Nation? We've Got an App for That: Transparency in the PLA
South China Morning Post, August 03, 2011


来京办事女被关黑监狱 (Jiangsu Woman Travels to Beijing to Handle Some Affairs, Gets Locked in Black Jail)
The Beijing News, August 03, 2011


人权组织呼吁中国政府反思民族政策 (Rights Organizations Call on Gov't to Scrutinize Its Ethnic Policies)
Deutsche Welle, August 02, 2011,,15289662,00.html