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.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Bilateral Ties

S Korea Urges China on Refugees
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 22, 2012

Xi Urges Turkey to Prevent Separatist Activities
Xinhua News Agency, February 22, 2012
Related news:
Uighur Protests as China's Xi Visits Turkey
Reuters, February 21, 2012


Provinces to End 'Iron Bowl' Jobs
China Daily, February 22, 2012

Hong Kong

Lawmakers 'Must Have Right to Decide Who Lives in City'
South China Morning Post, February 22, 2012

Protests and Petitions

教师抗拒拆迁被刑拘 家人祭拜包公求公道 (Teacher Detained for Protesting Demolition, Family Turns to Historical Symbol of Justice Bao Zheng for Guidance)
Henan Daily, February 22, 2012


藏历新年:紧张局势压过欢庆气氛 (Tensions High during Tibetan New Year)
Deutsche Welle, February 21, 2012,,15754247,00.html


和田封两百宗教场所拘129维人 乌市强调维稳广贴通告迫签协议 (129 Uyghurs Detained in Hotan during "Strike Hard" Campaign against "Illegal Religious Activities")
Radio Free Asia, February 21, 2012