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.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Bilateral Ties

中国“防火长城” 美国要个说法 (US Calls for Explanation of the "Great Firewall")
Deutsche Welle, October 20, 2011,,15475700,00.html


China Faces Potential Winter Power Cuts
Wall Street Journal, October 21, 2011

Groundwater Gets Worse, Land Agency Says
China Daily, October 21, 2011


A Quarter of Chinese Women Suffer Domestic Abuse
Reuters, October 21, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

'Free Chen' Campaign Widens
Radio Free Asia, October 20, 2011


南方電視台記者遭保安毆打 (Guangdong TV Reporter Beaten by Security Guards)
Ming Pao, October 21, 2011

Migrant Workers

外地人可申请北京公租房 (Beijing: Non-residents Can Also Apply for Public Housing)
China Securities Journal, October 20, 2011


China Proposes 'Traffic Rules' to Secure Cyberspace
Xinhua News Agency, October 21, 2011
Related information:
International Code of Conduct for Information Security
UN Doc. A/66/359, September 14, 2011


Senior Official Urges Special Police Officers to Better Uphold Social Stability
Xinhua News Agency, October 20, 2011


China Says to Get Tough after Tibetan Burnings
Reuters, October 20, 2011