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.

Friday, December 30, 2011

Civil Society

Charity Transparency Worries Public
Shanghai Daily, December 30, 2011


Worries over IDs to Buy Pills
China Daily, December 30, 2011


Victims' Families, Locals Question Discrepancies
South China Morning Post, December 30, 2011

Human Rights

外交部:中方一贯反对在人权问题实施双重标准 (MFA: China Has Always Opposed Double Standards on Human Rights)
China News Service, December 29, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

U.S.-trained Chinese Official Seen behind Blind Activist's
Reuters, December 30, 2011

維權女律師 擔架上吸氧受審 (Rights Advocate Ni Yulan Tried from a Stretcher)
Ming Pao, December 30, 2011
Related information:
No Verdict Issued in Ni Yulan’s Case
Human Rights in China, December 29, 2011


Minimum Wages Rise by Average of 22pc
South China Morning Post, December 30, 2011

京滬明年再加最低工資 (Beijing, Shanghai to Raise Min Wage in 2012)
Ming Pao, December 30, 2011


中国人口将再次大迁徒 (China Facing Another Mass Migration)
Radio France Internationale, December 29, 2011中国/20111229-中国人口将再次大迁徒


Trafficking Victim’s Mother Seeks Redress
Radio Free Asia, December 29, 2011