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, August 25, 2011

Death Penalty

China Executes Man for Running over Mongol Herder
Associated Press, August 25, 2011

Hong Kong

Beijing to Bring HK Courts into Line
South China Morning Post, August 25, 2011


Beijing Communist Party Chief Issues Veiled Warning to Chinese Web Portal
The Wall Street Journal, August 24, 2011


26 Workers Missing in Flood in Illegal China Mine
Associated Press, August 25, 2011


人大審議刑訴法修正案:電郵可作呈堂證據 (Criminal Procedure Law Draft: E-mail Could Be Admissible as Evidence)
Ming Pao, August 25, 2011

Protests and Petitions

广州二千村民示威抗议村官贪污 (2K+ Guangzhou Villagers Rally against Corruption)
Radio Free Asia, August 24, 2011


甘肃数十名地下天主教领袖被带走 (Gansu: Underground Catholic Leaders Detained)
Radio Free Asia, August 24, 2011

State Security

China a Big Contributor to Global Anti-terrorism
Xinhua News Agency, August 25, 2011

Related information:
Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights: The Impact of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization
Human Rights in China (2011)


China Replaces Tibet's Hard-line Party Boss
Associated Press, August 25, 2011


擔驚受怕 維族村漢人戶十室九空 (Han Gradually Leaving Uyghur Villages)
Ming Pao, August 25, 2011