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 29, 2011


China Moves Tibet Hardliner to Heavily Catholic Province
Reuters, August 28, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Huang Xiaomin (黄晓敏)

黄晓敏出狱疾病缠身无悔维权 (Huang Xiaomin Released: Body Ill, But Doesn't Regret Defending Rights)
Radio Free Asia, August 28, 2011


新浪发布辟谣公告显当局控制加强 (Sina Sends Announcements Refuting Rumors, Sign of Authorities' Increased Control)
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 28, 2011
Related news: Beijing Curbs Online Dissent by Menacing Social Network's Owner
Independent Online, August 29, 2011


China May Legalize Secret Detentions
Radio Free Asia, August 28, 2011


深圳为城管执法立法,确定11项执法职能 城管打骂砸抢将被追责 (Draft Reg Stipulates 11 Functions of Shenzhen Urban Management)
Southern Metropolis Daily, August 29, 2011

State Security

傳恐怖分子謀劫機襲新疆 全國緊張 安檢突升級 機場混亂逼爆 (Heightened Security at PRC Airports after Knives Found at XUAR Airport)
Apple Daily, August 29, 2011


Trials in Chinese Monk Self-Immolation Death
Associated Press, August 29, 2011