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 19, 2011


《北京日报》呼吁以实名制治理微博 (Official Paper Calls for Real Names in Microblogs)
Deutsche Welle, October 18, 2011,,15468920,00.html


中国动物保护者呼吁立法禁止虐待动物 (Animal Protection Activists Urge for Anti-Cruelty Law)
Radio Free Asia, October 18, 2011


Petitioners Attacked in Detention
Radio Free Asia, October 18, 2011


Cultural Development Concerns Realization of Modernization
Xinhua News Agency, October 19, 2011
Related information:
People's Daily, October 19, 2011

A translation is available at:
The Fog of China’s Cultural Reform
China Media Project, October 19, 2011
Leaders Admit China’s ‘Cultural Development’ Is Lagging
The Globe and Mail, October 18, 2011


与“孔子学院”竞争的“台湾书院” (Taiwan Academy Battles against the Confucius Institute)
Radio France Internationale, October 19, 2011中国/20111019-与“孔子学院”竞争的“台湾书院”


藏族尼姑自焚后格尔登寺戒备森严 (Temple under Heavy Guard following Nun's Suicide)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 19, 2011