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, February 02, 2012


人大政協會議3月開幕 (NPC and CPPCC to Convene March 3, 5)
Ming Pao, February 01, 2012

烏坎村民投出11選委 (11-member Wukan Election Committee Voted In)
Ming Pao, February 02, 2012
Related news:
Protest Village Casts Vote as Leadership Election Begins
Shanghai Daily, February 02, 2012


Beijing Plans New Residence Permit
China Daily, February 02, 2012

Hong Kong

Mainland Chip on Hong Kong's Shoulder
Asia Times Online, February 03, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

倪玉蘭無法領獎 空櫈代表 (Netherlands: Empty Place at Rights Award as No One Able to Accept on Ni Yulan's Behalf)
Ming Pao, February 02, 2012


58 Websites Showing HK, Taiwan News Shut Down
South China Morning Post, February 02, 2012

Protests and Petitions

上海访民信访办被打昏 冯正虎出门再受阻 (Shanghai: Petitioner Sent to Hospital after Beaten Unconscious in Petitioning Bureau)
Radio Free Asia, February 01, 2012


100 Tibetan Protesters Held
Radio Free Asia, February 01, 2012
Related news:
Lhasa Ordered to Tighten Security
China Daily, February 01, 2012