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.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Food Security

Source of Poison Questioned
Radio Free Asia, August 25, 2011


China Plans to Improve Human Rights
China Daily, August 26, 2011

Hong Kong

香港警方成为政治打压的工具 (HK Police Become Tool for Political Suppression)
Radio France Internationale, August 25, 2011中国/20110825-香港警方成为政治打压的工具

Human Rights Defender – Wang Lihong (王荔蕻)

王荔蕻、左晓环案件法院拖延处理 (Still No Verdict in Wang Lihong Case)
Radio Free Asia, August 25, 2011
Related information:
Lawyers Report Procedural Irregularities at Trial of Rights Activist Wang Lihong
Human Rights in China, August 16, 2011


明确监视居住的适用条件 (Criminal Procedure Law: Clarifying Applicable Conditions for Residential Surveillance)
Legal Daily, August 24, 2011


Chinese State TV Shows Military Cyber Hacking Clip
Reuters, August 26, 2011

Protests and Petitions

福建上千村民公开请求政府停止暴力徵地 (1000+ Fujianese Villagers Issue Joint Letter Calling on Gov't to Cease Violent Land Requisitions)
Radio Free Asia, August 25, 2011

官方回复惊现雷语:“领导干部知道该干什么并付诸实践” (Chongqing: Official Response to Petition Inquiry: "The Leadership Will Know What to Do")
Chongqing Daily, August 25, 2011


甘肃夏河有藏僧被捕 (Tibetan Monk Arrested in Gansu)
Radio Free Asia, August 25, 2011