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.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Human Rights Defenders – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

Chinese Police Question Ai Weiwei's Wife
The Guardian, November 29, 2011

June 4

六四死难者母亲到北京上访被捕 (Mother Refused Compensation for Child's June 4 Death Detained during Petitioning Trip to Beijing)
Radio Free Asia, November 28, 2011


最高法庭长:半数信息公开诉讼案被法院拒之门外 (SPC Dept: Half of Open Government Info Cases Rejected)
China Youth Daily, November 28, 2011

Open Information Law Will Be Overhauled, Judge Says
South China Morning Post, November 29, 2011

Public Health

HIV-positive Men Urge China Premier to End Discrimination
Reuters, November 28, 2011

安徽近60人疑因注射交叉感染丙肝 (Anhui: ~60 Possibly Infected with Hep C at Clinic)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 29, 2011

Rural Issues

China Raises Poverty Line for Farmers
Xinhua News Agency, November 29, 2011


达赖喇嘛代表批评中国向印度施压 (Dalai Lama Criticizes China's Pressuring of India)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 28, 2011


新疆严查宗教活动十多人被捕 (10+ Detained in Xinjiang during Tight Control over Religious Activity)
Radio Free Asia, November 28, 2011