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, January 13, 2012

Hong Kong

Seven in Court over Vote-rigging
South China Morning Post, January 13, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

China Dissident Author Is Allowed to Move to U.S.
The Wall Street Journal, January 13, 2012

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"余杰们"为什么逃离中国 (Why Yu Jie et al Leave China)
Deutsche Welle, January 12, 2012,,15660824,00.html
李金平发表公开信讲述被关进精神病院的经过 (Beijing Activist Li Jinping Releases Open Letter Detailing His Experience Being Committed to a Psychiatric Institution)
Radio Free Asia, January 12, 2012
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Rights Defender Recounts Incarceration in Psychiatric Hospital
Human Rights in China, January 11, 2012


Woman Flees Forced Sterilization
Radio Free Asia, January 12, 2012


山西一警察兼营贴吧 疑因删帖收费获刑
Caixin, January 12, 2012


Toy Factory Protest in Dongguan
Radio Free Asia, January 12, 2012


2012年中国社会动荡将真正开始 (2012 Social Unrest Begins)
Radio France Internationale, January 12, 2012中国/20120112-2012年中国社会动荡将真正开始