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, February 10, 2012

Bilateral Ties

Biden Meets Chinese Activists ahead of VP Visit
Agence France-Presse, February 09, 2012

China Launches Global News TV Station
The Daily Telegraph, February 09, 2012

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Asserts Identity to Beijing's Dismay
The Associated Press, February 10, 2012


记者调查问题鸡蛋反被警方“调查”数小时 (Reporter Held by Police during Fake Egg Investigation)
Guangzhou Daily, February 10, 2012
Related news:
Shanghai Investigates 'Rubber Eggs'
Xinhua News Agency, February 10, 2012
新闻出版总署通报4起违规报道情况 (Press Administration Publishes Information on Four Reports that Violated the Law)
People's Daily, February 10, 2012

Public Health

社科院蓝皮书称大城市步入城市病爆发期 (CASS Report: Cities to Suffer Urban Diseases)
Beijing Times, February 10, 2012


Drug Firm Draws Fire from Animal Rights Activists
China Daily, February 10, 2012


Security Forces Shoot Dead Two Tibetans: Report
Agence France-Presse, February 10, 2012

Tibet Officials 'Prepare for War'
Global Times, February 10, 2012

在维稳工作中“玩忽职守”的四名西藏干部遭免职 (Tibet: Four Officials Dismissed for "Dereliction of Duty" during Sensitive Holiday Period)
Radio Free Asia, February 09, 2012


Herdsmen Demand Answers, Compensation
Radio Free Asia, February 09, 2012