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, September 29, 2011

Death Penalty

China's Debate on the Death Penalty Becomes Increasingly Open
Christian Science Monitor, September 28, 2011


中国公众就上海地铁事故批评当局 (Popular Blame Placed on Authorities in Shanghai Subway Crash)
British Broadcasting Corporation

Hong Kong

Three HKU Students Decide to Sue Police
South China Morning Post, September 29, 2011


Official: China Expels South Korean Journalists
Associated Press, September 29, 2011

Protests and Petitions

十一前夕北京开始大规模清理访民 (Beijing: Large-scale Clean-up of Petitioners on Eve of National Holiday)
Radio Free Asia, September 28, 2011

青海民族中学师生抗议三人被拘 印度流亡藏人续声援自焚僧侣 (Qinghai: Three Detained at Protest at Minority Secondary School)
Radio Free Asia, September 28, 2011

Shanghai Cooperation Organization

上海合作組織成立十年迎來首份“體檢表” (First Examination Report of SCO since Formation)
Xinhua News Agency, September 24, 2011


Laid-Off Profs Reject Deal
Radio Free Asia, September 27, 2011