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.

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Bilateral Ties

美公民非法测绘 没收工具罚款2万 (American Fined 200K for Illegally Mapping Xinjiang)
China News Service, March 06, 2012


Guangdong to Improve Organization at Grassroots Level
China Daily, March 06, 2012
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Village Poll Nothing New, Says Party Chief
South China Morning Post, March 06, 2012

Land Policy

'Beaten Up for Land' in Communist China, Says Farmer
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 05, 2012

Migrant Workers

Migrants' Children Learn of Education Inequality
South China Morning Post, March 06, 2012


兩會日誌﹕敏感提問 工作人員記者鬥法 (NPC: Battle of Wits between Reporters and Officials over Sensitive Topics)
Ming Pao, March 06, 2012

中国人大会议:稳定压倒改革 (NPC Meeting: Stability Overrides Reform)
Deutsche Welle, March 05, 2012,,15788714,00.html

Protests and Petitions

两会召开 当局加强打压访民力度 (More Pressure on Petitioners as the NPC/CPPCC Sessions Begin)
Radio Free Asia, March 05, 2012


Another Teen Tibetan Self-immolates in China
The Associated Press, March 06, 2012