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, October 04, 2011

Hong Kong

Petition Thrown in Bin, Court Told
South China Morning Post, October 04, 2011

Human Rights Defender - Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)

刘晓波一年来首次获准会见家人 (Liu Permitted to Meet with Family for First Time in a Year)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 04, 2011
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China's Nobel Laureate Allowed Briefly out of Jail: Brother
Agence France-Presse, October 04, 2011

Human Rights Defender - Wu Lihong (吴立红)

Chinese Activist Defies Officials in Fight to Save Lake
Agence France-Presse, October 03, 2011


“政府信息公开没有突破进展” (Peking University 2010 Administrative Transparency Report: No Breakthroughs in Open Government Information)
Southern Weekend, September 29, 2011


中国钳制新闻自由 《长城月报》遭清洗 (Magazine Known for Sensitive Stories Purged)
Radio Free Asia, October 03, 2011


群体事件已超18万,中国社会动荡加剧 (Social Unrest Increases: 18,000+ "Mass Incidents" in 2010)
Deutsche Welle, September 29, 2011,,15426349,00.html

Protests and Petitions

China’s Ancient Petition System Goes Online
Financial Times, September 30, 2011

广东千名教师国庆日市政府要求增工资 (Guangdong: 1000 Teachers Petition Government for Wage Increase on National Day)
Radio Free Asia, October 03, 2011


Fifth Tibetan Monk in China Burns Self in Protest: Group
Reuters, October 03, 2011