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.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Hong Kong

National Education Subject to Be Delayed
South China Morning Post, January 26, 2012

Press Freedom at Growing Risk, Journalists Warn
South China Morning Post, January 22, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Harmful Effects
South China Morning Post, January 26, 2012

中国政治犯郭泉的家人抵达美国 (Family of Imprisoned Dissident Guo Quan Arrive in U.S.)
Deutsche Welle, January 24, 2012,,15688071,00.html
For more information on Guo Quan, including translations of his writings, see:
China’s Conscience           
China Rights Forum, 2011, no. 3


媒体称网络实名制仍处探索阶段 (Internet Portals Say Real-name System Still in Exploratory Stage)
China Youth Daily, January 19, 2012


新闻自由度排名:中国倒数第六 (Press Freedom Ranking: China Fallen to Sixth Least Free)
Deutsche Welle, January 26, 2012,,15689483,00.html


“四川藏区遭信息封锁” ("Information Lockdown in Sichuan Tibetan Region")
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 26, 2012

官方证实川警枪杀藏民 (Official Confirmation of Tibetan Shooting)
Ming Pao, January 26, 2012


Hundreds Missing in Riot Aftermath
Radio Free Asia, January 23, 2012