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, November 01, 2011


Villagers Go the Polls
China Daily, November 01, 2011

Human Rights Defenders – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

China Sends Outspoken Artist $2.4 Million Tax Bill
Associated Press, November 01, 2011

Human Rights Defenders – Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

Anger over Detained Chinese Activist Reaches Capital‎
Reuters, November 01, 2011
Related information:
数十人探陈光诚受阻 全遭围殴
Dozens of People Beaten while Attempting to Visit Blind Legal Advocate Chen Guangcheng
Human Rights in China, October 31, 2011

Human Rights Defenders – Hada (哈达)

当局对哈达态度缓和料其妻也将获释 (Hada's Wife Expected to Be Freed from Arrest Soon)
Radio Free Asia, October 31, 2011


China Spurs Growth of Mobile Internet
Xinhua News Agency, October 31, 2011

North Korea

5,000 N Koreans Repatriated Annually
Agence France-Presse, November 01, 2011


福建蓬华计生办跨省抓走哺乳期妇女 强制其做结扎 (Fujian Village Family Planning Bureau Detains and Forcibly Sterilizes Breast-Feeding Mother)
Daily Sunshine, October 31, 2011
Related news:
Woman Caught and Sterilized after Second Birth
Shanghai Daily, November 01, 2011