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, December 27, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

Two Rights Activists Jailed in China
The Irish Times, December 27, 2011
Related information:
Democracy Activist Chen Wei Gets Nine Years for Inciting Subversion
Human Rights in China, December 23, 2011

Veteran Guizhou Activist Chen Xi Sentenced to Ten Years
Human Rights in China, December 26, 2011
UN Concerned about China's Clampdown on Human Rights Defenders
Voice of America, December 26, 2011


「秘密」羈押7個月合法化 (Criminal Procedure Law Draft: Legalized "Secret" Detentions for 7mo)
Ming Pao, December 28, 2011

刑诉法修正案草案二审彰显“人文关怀” (Second Deliberation of Criminal Procedure Law Draft Highlights "Humane Care")
Xinhua News Agency, December 26, 2011

Protests and Petitions

Three of Five Advocates for Chinese Village Released
The New York Times, December 27, 2011

朱明国谈乌坎:群众被激怒起来了 你才知道什么叫力量 (Guangdong Party Official Zhu on Wukan: One Knows the Meaning of "Strength" When the People Arise in Anger)
Guangzhou Daily, December 27, 2011


深圳擬設雙親育嬰假 (Shenzhen Considers Regs on Parental Leave for Both Parents)
Ming Pao, December 27, 2011


圣诞节期间新疆大规模清查 南疆搜非法宗教物扣二十多维人 (Aksu Prefecture: 20+ Detained on Charges of Hoarding Illegal Religious Materials and on Suspicion of Separatism)
Radio Free Asia, December 27, 2011