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, November 09, 2011


Beijing in Air Pollution Action
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 09, 2011


胡總有得投 獨立參選人無得選 北京區人代投票日 訪民被扣受打壓 (Petitioners under Pressure on Day of Beijing District People's Congress Elections)
Ming Pao, November 09, 2011
Related news:
Candidates Harassed as Voters Go to Polls
South China Morning Post, November 09, 2011

Leaders Vote in Local Legislative Elections
Xinhua News Agency, November 08, 2011

June Fourth

四川法院拒绝对六四死难者周国聪家人进行赔偿 (Sichuan Court Denies State Compensation for Family Whose Son Died after Being Arrested in June Fourth Crackdown)
Radio France Internationale, November 08, 2011中国/20111108-四川法院拒绝对六四死难者周国聪家人进行赔偿


China Factories Eye Cheaper Labour Overseas
Financial Times, November 08, 2011


调查报道山西煤矿记者遭恐吓 (Xinmin Weekly Journalist Threatened after Reporting on Shanxi Mine)
Radio Free Asia, November 07, 2011


Burned Monk Refuses Treatment
Radio Free Asia, November 08, 2011