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 24, 2011

Hong Kong

Vote-rig Claims Trigger Action
South China Morning Post, November 24, 2011

Human Rights Defenders - Gao Zhisheng (高智晟)

失踪年多高智晟生死成谜 (Gao's Current Status Remains Unknown)
Radio Free Asia, November 23, 2011

Human Rights Defenders - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

陈光诚家乡出现大量支持传单 (Flies of Support Paper Chen's Hometown)
Radio Free Asia, November 23, 2011


Number of Mainland Microblog Users Passes 300 Million: Reports
Agence France-Presse, November 23, 2011


China Labour Unrest Flares as Orders Fall
Financial Times, November 23, 2011


国土资源报原总编辑受贿一审被判13年 (Former Head Editor at Land Ministry Publication Sentenced to 13 for Graft)
Procuratorial Daily, November 23, 2011

Protests and Petitions

Petitioners Held in Secret Detention
Radio Free Asia, November 23, 2011

State Security

U.S. Regulators Push Chinese to Resume Auditor-Inspection Talks
Businessweek, November 24, 2011


反分裂饭还要吃多久? (How Long Must the "Anti-Splittism" Policies Be Endured?)
Deutsche Welle, November 24, 2011,,15554002,00.html