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, November 04, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Europe 'Will Ease Pressure on China over Human Rights in Exchange for Bailout'
The Guardian, November 03, 2011


Beijing Accuses US Embassy of Pollution 'Hype'
Agence France-Presse, November 04, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

China Jails Grandmother Who Organised Protest
Agence France-Presse, November 03, 2011

China's Ai Weiwei Receives Support from Fellow Activist over Tax Bill
Cable News Network, November 04, 2011
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Netizens Using Alipay to Give Money to Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei
Tech in Asia, November 04, 2011

Human Rights Defenders - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

Blind Man’s Bluff: The Case of a Blind Chinese Activist Spurs Internet Activism
The Economist, November 05, 2011


武汉讨薪民工遭殴打37伤 (Wuhan: 37 Injured in Labor Dispute)
Ming Pao, November 04, 2011


德国女记者在京采访遭暴力拦截 (German Reporter Violently Intercepted while Covering Story in Beijing)
Deutsche Welle, November 03, 2011,,15508265,00.html


城管滥权执法 民警也成受害者 (Henan: Urban Management Oversteps Authority in Enforcing Law, Injures Civil Police)
Radio Free Asia, November 03, 2011


Another Tibetan Nun Dies by Self-Immolation in China
The New York Times, November 03, 2011