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 30, 2011

Human Rights Defenders – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

艾未未入选“全球百位思想家” 妻子路青成“犯罪嫌疑人” (Ai Chosen One of Worlds 100 Thinkers while His Wife Becomes a Criminal Suspect)
Radio Free Asia, November 29, 2011


Blogger's Accounts Cancelled
Radio Free Asia, November 29, 2011


Chinese City Poised to Introduce Country's First Good Samaritan Rules
The Guardian, November 30, 2011

深圳立法保护"救助"引发公众热议 (Shenzhen Regs on Kind Deeds a Hot Topic)
Southern Metropolis Daily, November 30, 2011
For a full text of the draft Regulations, see:
关于公开征求《深圳经济特区公民救助行为保护条例(征求意见稿)》意见的通知 (Notice on Soliciting Opinions on the Regulations of the Shenzhen Special Econonmic Zone on Protecting a Citizen Who Aids Others)
People's Government of the Shenzhen SEZ, November 28, 2011

Protests and Petitions

北京拆迁户上访与警冲突 天津访民滞巴士一夜无人接待 (Beijing Evictees Clash with Police while Petitioning)
Radio Free Asia, November 29, 2011

Public Health

China Expects 48,000 New HIV Cases This Year
Associated Press, November 30, 2011

State Security

外交部強調中國走和平道路 (MFA Stresses China's Peaceful Intentions)
Ming Pao, November 29, 2011


China at the Heart of Tight Taiwan Poll Race
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 30, 2011


Exiled Tibetans Say Two Monks from China Monastery Detained
Reuters, November 29, 2011