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, March 05, 2012

Hong Kong

5000人喊曾蔭權下台 (5000 Call for HK Chief Executive Donald Tsang to Step Down)
Ming Pao, March 04, 2012
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Related news:
Fiery Protests in Hong Kong as 'Election' Heats Up
China RealTime Report, March 05, 2012


Wen: China to 'Make Progress while Maintaining Stability'
Xinhua News Agency, March 05, 2012
Related information:
全国人大会议开幕 温家宝作政府报告(实录全文) (Full Text of Wen's Government Work Report)
Xinhua News Agency, March 05, 2012
政協受命 慎言敏感問題 憂換班委員亂「放炮」 王剛促「內外有別」 (CPPCC Reps Get Pointers to Mind Sensitive Topics and Not Go Off on Their Own)
Ming Pao, March 05, 2012


李肇星:尊重和保障人权写入刑诉法草案 (NPC Spokesman: Human Rights Honored and Protected in Draft Criminal Procedure Law Revisions)
The Beijing News, March 05, 2012

拘留所条例:警察免责? (Police Exempt from Liability under New Regulations on Detention?)
Deutsche Welle, March 02, 2012,,15780499,00.html


China's Crackdown in Tibet, Role in Xinjiang Riot Condemned
Central News Agency, March 04, 2012


Young Tibetan Mother and Student Self-immolate in China
The Daily Telegraph, March 05, 2012


新疆:局势稳定坏人是少数 (Xinjiang: Things Are Stable, the Malefactors Are in the Minority)
Ming Pao, March 05, 2012