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 27, 2012

Bilateral Ties

Norway Could Shut China Out of Arctic Council after Diplomatic Snubs
The Guardian, January 25, 2012


黄晓敏调查地震捐助款被限制 孙文广给拆迁户拜年送温暖 (Sichuan: Huang Xiaomin Prevented from Looking into Quake Relief Allocation)
Radio Free Asia, January 26, 2012


Cadmium Pollution Flows Downstream in Tainted River
Xinhua News Agency, January 27, 2012

Truth about Pollution Still Shrouded by Secrecy
South China Morning Post, January 27, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Petitioners Thrown in 'Black Jails'
Radio Free Asia, January 26, 2012


藏区抗议持续 中共增派军队入藏 (Troops Sent to Tibetan Region as Protests Continue)
Deutsche Welle, January 26, 2012,,15691647,00.html
Related information:
China Must Address Root Causes of Growing Tibetan Protests
Human Rights in China, January 27, 2012


Exile Group Presses China on Uighur Deportees
Agence France-Presse, January 27, 2012

Two Uighurs Deported from Cambodia to China Get Life
Reuters, January 27, 2012