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 12, 2012

Death Penalty

China's Death Row TV Hit, Interviews Before Execution
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 11, 2012

Hong Kong

吳亮星促京增規管特首 稱特首款待「出格」 (HK NPC Rep Ng: Beijing Should Draft Regs on Chief Executive due to Too Much "Excess")
Ming Pao, March 12, 2012

Human Rights

China Rights Situation Deteriorating, Say Activists
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 09, 2012


刑诉法草案再修改8处 拟2013年起施行 (8 Changes in Criminal Procedure Law Draft, Which Could Take Effect in 2013)
The Beijing News, March 12, 2012
Related news:
Pressure Builds for Vote against Secret Detentions
South China Morning Post, March 12, 2012
最高人民法院:上访者降26% (Supreme People's Court Work Report: Decrease in Petitions by 26%)
Southern Metropolis Daily, March 12, 2012


Tibetans on Hunger Strike Demand UN Action
Voice of America, March 09, 2012

青海警方向藏人开枪造成一死两伤 (Qinghai: Police Shoot Tibetans - 1 Dead, 2 Injured)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 10, 2012


Four Killed in Xinjiang Raid
Radio Free Asia, March 09, 2012