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.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Death Penalty

Death Penalty Cases Rife with Evidence Flaws
South China Morning Post, January 11, 2012
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最高法院副院长透露:死刑案件质量堪忧 (SPC Vice President Reveals Issues in Death Penalty Cases)
Caixin, January 09, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Chinese Rights Lawyer in Remote Jail Denied Visits
Associated Press, January 11, 2012


互联网信息办查处网络大泄密事件 (Internet Info Office Investing Major Leak Case)
Caixin, January 10, 2012


Tougher Penalties for Work Safety Violations
China Daily, January 11, 2012


Call for Political Reforms
Radio Free Asia, January 10, 2012
Related news:
清華學者警告﹕維穩綁架改革 (Tsinghua Scholar Warns: Stability Maintenance Has Kidnapped Reform)
Ming Pao, January 10, 2012

清华大学发布2011年度社会进步研究报告 (Tsinghua Releases Report on Social Progress in 2011)
China Youth Daily, January 09, 2012

Party Official Who Angered Wukan Gains More Power
South China Morning Post, January 11, 2012


Pledge to Stem Violence, Mass Incidents in Xinjiang
Xinhua News Agency, January 11, 2012