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 25, 2011

Civil Society

Guangdong to Allow Some NGOs Off the Leash
South China Morning Post, November 25, 2011
Related news:
进一步培育发展和规范管理社会组织方案 (Plan to Further Cultivate, Develop, and Standardize the Management of Social Organizations)
Yang Cheng Wan Bao, November 23, 2011


China Power Plants Fined for Pollution Violations
Associated Press, November 24, 2011


Scholar Warns against Expanded State Power
Caixin, November 24, 2011

Human Rights Defenders - Ni Yulan (倪玉兰)

倪玉兰—面对强拆暴力不肯就范的女性 (Profile: Ni Yulan: A Woman Who Refused to Submit When Faced with Violent Demolition)
Radio France Internationale, November 24, 2011中国/20111124-倪玉兰—强拆暴力下不肯就范的女性
A video of Ni Yulan from 2010 is available at Citizens' Square:
June 21, 2010


专家建议增设死刑案诉讼程序 强化少杀慎杀理念 (Experts Propose Additional Litigation Procedures for Death Penalty Cases)
Legal Daily, November 25, 2011


China Official Blames Tibetan Lama for Immolations
Agence France-Presse, November 25, 2011

Related op-ed:
也谈四川藏区年轻僧人自焚事件 (On the Self-Immolation Incidents amongst Young Tibetan Monks in Sichuan)
People's Daily (Overseas Edition), November 25, 2011


Thousands of Special Police Transferred to Urumqi
Xinhua News Agency, November 24, 2011