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 23, 2012

Bilateral Ties

Deft Moves
South China Morning Post, February 22, 2012

Economic Development

New Push for Reform in China
The Wall Street Journey, February 22, 2012

Hong Kong

University Asks Students to Respect
Xinhua News Agency, February 23, 2012

“三分之二港人希望唐英年退选” ("2/3 of Hong Kongers Want Tang to Step Down from CEO Run)
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 23, 2012


Pension Protests Flood Dam Town
Radio Free Asia, February 22, 2012


Dispute Rages over Trial by Weibo
China Daily, February 23, 2012

Protests and Petitions

七名上访多年军官北京抗议 要求军方反腐败 (Seven Army Officers Petition against Corruption Beijing)
Radio Free Asia, February 22, 2012

杭州陈树庆云南刘家财被抄家传唤 (Activists in Hangzhou, Yunnan Summoned and Searched by Police)
Radio Free Asia, February 22, 2012

Public Health

Lead Poisoning Found in Villagers in Guangdong
Shanghai Daily, February 23, 2012