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 27, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Yu Jie, Dissident Chinese Writer, Continues His Work in U.S.
The New York Times, February 26, 2012
Related information:
Dissident Writer-in-Exile Yu Jie Details Torture by Police
Human Rights in China, February 18, 2012
成都链子门组织者鲍俊生出狱 涉案者坚称当年合法维权 (Chengdu: Fellow Protesters Affirm Legality of Court-front Protest as Leader Bao Junsheng Is Released from Prison)
Radio Free Asia, February 24, 2012
Related information:
Leader of “Chain Gate” Protest, Bao Junsheng, Released from Prison
Human Rights in China, February 23, 2012
黄琦介绍成都地区从维权走向独立参选的个案和整体路径 (Huang Qi on Chengdu Activists Going from Rights Defense to Independent Campaigns)
Radio France Internationale, February 26, 2012中国/20120226-黄琦介绍成都地区从维权走向独立参选的个案和整体路径


After Wukan, 'Opinion Makers' Wanted
Radio Free Asia, February 24, 2012


工頭討薪不果 售樓處自焚 (Harbin: Foreman Self-Immolates after Salary Talks Go Nowhere)
Ming Pao, February 26, 2012


中国南京、深圳发生多名记者被殴打事件 (Journalists in Nanjing and Shenzhen Beaten on Duty)
Radio Free Asia, February 24, 2012

Protests and Petitions

Out of the Public Eye, China Cracks Down on Another Protesting Village
McClatchy Newspapers, February 26, 2012


四川省委书记到访格尔登寺 强调反分裂 (Sichuan Party Secretary Stresses Anti-Separatism at Ngawa Kirti Temple)
Deutsche Welle, February 24, 2012,,15767160,00.html