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, March 19, 2012


Change Is Coming to China – But Will Beijing Lead a Social Revolution?
The Guardian, March 18, 2012

中共权力斗争, 习近平强调保持“党的纯洁” (Xi Jinping Stresses Maintaining the "Purity of the Party" during Internal Power Struggle)
Radio Free Asia, March 17, 2012
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领导干部要以身作则保持党的纯洁性 (Leading Cadres Must Set an Example to Maintain Purity of the Party)
Qiushi, March 16, 2012