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.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011


China Solar Panel Maker Restarts after Cleanup
Associated Press, October 11, 2011


Independent Candidates Win Poll on Mainland
South China Morning Post, October 12, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

多名维权人士被当局无理扣押 (Several Activists Held by Authorities without Reason)
Radio Free Asia, October 11, 2011


Chinese Workers 'More Assertive'
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 11, 2011
Related information:
Unity Is Strength: The Workers’ Movement in China 2009-2011
China Labour Bulletin, October 2011


身份证信息单一增查验难度 公民身份安全问题凸显 完善居民身份证法提升社会管理水平 (ID Card Law Draft Revision Aims to Raise the Level of Social Management)
Legal Daily, October 12, 2011

Protests and Petitions

抗議拆遷 吊死兩狗惹爭議 (Controversy after Man Hangs Dogs to Protest Demolition)
Ming Pao, October 12, 2011


Tibetan Monastery a 'Virtual Prison': Exiled Monk
Agence France-Presse, October 12, 2011


Asylum Seekers Pressured to Return
Radio Free Asia, October 11, 2011