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, March 15, 2012


新《刑诉法》在网络抗议声中高票通过 (Uproar Online after New Revision of Criminal Procedure Law Passes)
Radio Free Asia, March 14, 2012

中国最高法院官员:领导过问司法案件很正常 (Supreme Court Official: It's Perfectly Normal for Our Leaders to Be Involved with Judicial Cases)
Radio Free Asia, March 14, 2012


Guangdong Fails to Live Up to Great Media Expectations
South China Morning Post, March 15, 2012


China Ousts Bo Xilai as Chongqing Party Boss
The Guardian, March 15, 2012

溫總﹕知我罪我 其惟春秋 (Wen: They'll Know and Criticize Me for What I've Done)
Ming Pao, March 15, 2012溫總-知我罪我-其惟春秋-能力體制所限留憾-未謀過私利-212207704.html


Tibetan Monk Self-immolates in Western China
The Associated Presse, March 15, 2012

青海藏族僧人自焚引发抗议事件 (Qinghai Protest Follow Monk's Immolation)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 14, 2012

"西藏是我们永远的故乡" (Protestors: "Tibet Will Always Be Our Homeland")
Deutsche Welle, March 14, 2012,,15807754,00.html