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, December 05, 2011

Hong Kong

误报江泽民死讯 香港亚视被罚款 (ATV Fined 300K for Jiang Death Broadcast)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 05, 2011

Human Rights Defenders - Ding Mao (丁矛)

Activist Released 'Under Surveillance'
Radio Free Asia, December 02, 2011


Alarmed by Independent Candidates, Chinese Authorities Crack Down
The New York Times, December 04, 2011


Media View of TV Boss Sparks Fury
Agence France-Presse, December 05, 2011

Land Policy

City 'Playing Dirty' to Seize Farmers' Land
South China Morning Post, December 05, 2011

State Security

China to Prepare for Social Unrest
Financial Times, December 04, 2011

Protests and Petitions

兰州发生军人殴打商贩、民众掀翻军车事件 (Lanzhou: Crowd Overturns Military Car after Soldiers Beat Street Seller)
Radio Free Asia, December 04, 2011

中央部委部长首次接访 农业部部长接待3批上访农民 (Minister of Agriculture the First to Accept Petitioners in Person)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 05, 2011


中国公安部长登门藏人寺庙格尔登寺 (Ministry of Public Security Head Stresses Unity at Tibetan Temple)
Radio France Internationale, December 04, 2011中国/20111204-中国公安部长登门藏人寺庙格尔登寺