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.

Friday, March 16, 2012


Plea as Price Freeze Squeezes Universities
South China Morning Post, March 16, 2012


“乌坎经验”不应被过高估计  (The Wukan Experience Should Not Be Overestimated)
Radio France Internationale, March 15, 2012中国/20120315-乌坎经验”不应被过高估计

Hong Kong

New Sign Leung Is Favoured by Beijing
South China Morning Post, March 16, 2012

香港特首三候选人将举行电视辩论 (Televised Debate Friday for Hong Kong's Three Chief Executive Candidates)
Radio Free Asia, March 16, 2012


New Media a Powerful Tool, Says Poll
China Daily, March 16, 2012

网帖称法院副院长偷情 两网友转发、评论被拘 (Sichuan: Two Detained for Reposting Information of Court Official's Affair)
Southern Metropolis Daily, March 16, 2012

左派網站遭封殺 改革向右擺 (Leftist Websites Shut Down)
Ming Pao, March 16, 2012
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Did Bo’s Ouster Knock Out China’s ‘Red’ Sites?
China RealTime Report, March 16, 2012


Tibet Exiles See Rise of American-style Politician
The Associated Press, March 15, 2012


Uyghur Youths Detained
Radio Free Asia, March 15, 2012