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.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Hong Kong

'Beijing Pulling the Strings in Tang Affair'
South China Morning Post, February 20, 2012


中国同性恋"敢爱不敢说" (China's Gays Dare to Love, But Don't Speak of It)
Deutsche Welle, February 19, 2012,,15746344,00.html


Workers Face Uphill Fight for Rights
China Daily, February 20, 2012


外媒记者在温州采访遭殴 (Foreign Journalist Beaten on the Job in Wenzhou)
Deutsche Welle, February 17, 2012,,15749224,00.html


'Wukan-style' Protests Lead to Trio's Suspension
South China Morning Post, February 18, 2012

Protests and Petitions

惠来村民阻矿场污染与黑帮冲突遭砍伤 (Guangdong: Villagers Injured as Protest against Pollution Broken apart by Thugs)
Radio Free Asia, February 19, 2012


China 'Detains Tibetan Writer'
Agence France-Presse, February 19, 2012

百喇嘛聽達賴講座回國被拘 (Lamas Detained after Returning from India to Hear Dalai Lama Speak)
Ming Pao, February 19, 2012

四川又有一名青年藏僧自焚身亡 (Sichuan: Another Tibetan Monk Dies in Fiery Suicide)
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 20, 2012