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 08, 2011

Bilateral Ties

China Seeks to Silence Dissent Overseas
The Washington Post, August 08, 2011

Hong Kong

内地男子在香港金紫荆广场烧国旗案开审 (Mainlander on Trial for Burning National Flag in HK's Golden Bauhinia Square)
China News Service, August 06, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Yao Lifa (姚立法)

遭軟禁跳樓脫身 湖北維權者北京被拘 (Elections Advocate Who Fled House Arrest Detained in Beijing)
Ming Pao, August 08, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

大運會臨近 深圳拘維權人士 (Rights Activists Detained as Shenzhen Universiade Approaches)
Ming Pao, August 08, 2011


Can Microblogs Change China's Rulers?
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 08, 2011


Tibetan Mine Protesters Detained
Radio Free Asia, August 05, 2011


新疆再现疆独传单当局急查 雪豹突击队抵阿克苏警笛不止 (Anti-terrorism Efforts Now Spread across Xinjiang Region, Leading to Tense Atmosphere)
Radio Free Asia, August 07, 2011

China's Top Xinjiang Official Vows "Terrorist" Crackdown
Reuters, August 08, 2011

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坚定不移推进跨越式发展和长治久安 (Unswervingly Promote Breakthrough Development and Long-term Stability)
Xinjiang Daily, August 08, 2011