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.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Human Rights Defenders - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

China Tells Off "Batman" Star Bale for "Creating News"
Reuters, December 21, 2011

面对陈光诚,国际关注“该如何做是好”?  (What's the Right Thing for the International Community to Express Concern over Chen Guangcheng?)
Radio France International, December 22, 2011中国/20111222-面对陈光诚,国际关注“该如何做是好”?


Workers Blockade Offices to Get Paid
Shanghai Daily, December 21, 2011


最高人民法院首發判例‎ (Supreme People’s Court Issues First Batch of “Guiding Cases”)
Xinhua News Agency, December 22, 2011


周永康:坚持文明执法 妥善处置群体性事件‎ (Senior Party Official Zhou Yongkang: Use Civilized Law Enforcement to Handle Mass Incidents)
Ming Pao, December 22, 2011

Protests and Petitions

China's Top Paper Praises Settlement of Village Dispute
Reuters, December 22, 2011
Related information:
“乌坎转机”提示我们什么 (What the "Turn for the Better in Wukan" Shows Us)
People's Daily, December 22, 2011

Villagers Cancel Protest after Demands Are Met
Shanghai Daily, December 22, 2011

報道:汕頭海門鎮警方開始拘捕示威者 (Haimen, Guangdong: Police Begin Arresting Demonstrators)
Radio Television Hong Kong, December 22, 2011