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.

Tuesday, September 06, 2011


Experts Debate China's Reform Prospects: New Leaders in Beijing May Enact Reforms while Rejecting Challenges to One-Party Rule
Radio Free Asia, September 02, 2011

Hong Kong

Donald Tsang Vows to Uphold 'Social Order'
South China Morning Post, September 06, 2011


黑磚窑問題拖延4年 政府姑息 保障失靈 (Four Years after Slavery in Shanxi Brick Kilns Exposed, Problem Still Not Fully Addressed)
Ming Pao, September 06, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

Activist: Child of Chinese Lawyer Denied Education
Reuters, September 06, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Yao Lifa (姚立法)

Activist Freed, with Injuries
Radio Free Asia, September 05, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

"公民监政"发起者郭永丰获释后仍无自由 (Anti-corruption Activist Guo Yongfeng Released, but Remains without Freedom)
Deutsche Welle, September 06, 2011,,15365337,00.html

Land Policy

“谁帮我们维权就送奔驰宝马” (Shenzhen Villagers Offer Luxury Cars to Those Who Can Help Them Successfully Defend Their Land Rights)
Southern Metropolis Daily, September 06, 2011

State Security

中国发表和平发展白皮书 (China Issues Whitepaper on Peaceful Development)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 06, 2011
The full text of the whitepaper is available at:
China's Peaceful Development
Information Office of the State Council, September 06, 2011