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.

Thursday, November 03, 2011


'Trust Crises' Warned between Officials, Public
Xinhua News Agency, November 03, 2011
Related news:
筑牢干群关系的“信任基石” (Building a Strong Relationship between the Party and the People Requires a Foundation of Trust)
People's Daily, November 03, 2011

Hong Kong

Split Decision in Right of Abode Case
South China Morning Post, November 30, 2011

Human Rights Defenders - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

美国国会众议院就陈光诚境况举行听证会 (US Congressional Commission Holds Hearing on Chen Guangcheng's Situation)
Radio Free Asia, November 03, 2011
Related information:
HRIC's Testimony: Examination into the Abuse and Extralegal Detention of Legal Advocate Chen Guangcheng and His Family
Human Rights in China, November 01, 2011


Citing Obscenity, Officials Shut Down 50 Weibo Accounts
Caixin, November 01, 2011


China's Legal Blindness
Wall Street Journal, November 03, 2011

Protests and Petitions

湖南上访村官疑在政府大楼内被打死后抛尸 (Hunan: Petitioner-Official Suspected of Being Beaten to Death inside Gov't Building then Dumped)
Beijing Times, November 03, 2011

State Security

Anti-Terror Law Changes Raise Concern
Radio Free Asia, November 02, 2011


China Urged to End Crackdown on Tibetan Monks
The Guardian, November 02, 2011
Related information:
Aba under Siege after Tibetan Monks Protest
Agence France-Presse, October 19, 2011