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.

Monday, November 28, 2011


China Issues White Paper on Climate Change
Xinhua News Agency, November 23, 2011
Related information:
China's Policies and Actions for Addressing Climate Change
State Council Information Office, November 2011

Hong Kong

Landmark Transgender Case Set for Highest Court
South China Morning Post, November 26, 2011


逾七成热点事件当天网上曝光 (Survey: 70+% of 2011's Major Events Revealed Online the Same Day of Occurrence)
Southern Metropolis Daily, November 28, 2011


Protectors of the Law
South China Morning Post, November 23, 2011


扶贫会议藏疆列重点 (Poverty Alleviation Conference Stresses Tibet, Xinjiang)
Ming Pao, November 27, 2011

Public Health

研究称中国完全失能老年人达1080万人 (Study: Up to 10.8mil Disabled Elderly in China)
Guangzhou Daily, November 28, 2011

State Security

China's Cyber Threat a High-Stakes Spy Game
National Public Radio, November 27, 2011

Returning to China, Engineer Finds Jail and Then Limbo
The New York Times, November 27, 2011