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 19, 2012

Hong Kong

唐再攻丑闻 梁见步行步 今选委论坛最后交锋 (Final Debate Monday for Hong Kong Chief Executive)
Ming Pao, March 19, 2012唐再攻醜聞-梁見步行步-今選委論壇最後交鋒-211114571.html


京穗深昨起实名发微博 (Real-name Registration for Microblogs Take Effect in Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen)
Sing Pao, March 17, 2012


Labor Union Officials' Contacts Go Public
China Daily, March 19, 2012


China Poised to Limit Use of Mental Hospitals to Curb Dissent
The Los Angeles Times, March 16, 2012,0,4595712.story


Change Is Coming to China – But Will Beijing Lead a Social Revolution?
The Guardian, March 18, 2012

中共权力斗争, 习近平强调保持“党的纯洁” (Xi Jinping Stresses Maintaining the "Purity of the Party" during Internal Power Struggle)
Radio Free Asia, March 17, 2012
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领导干部要以身作则保持党的纯洁性 (Leading Cadres Must Set an Example to Maintain Purity of the Party)
Qiushi, March 16, 2012


Security Forces Beat Burning Monk, Drag Him Away
Agence France-Presse, March 18, 2012

自焚事件正在考验中国 (Qinghai: Another Self-Immolation Tests China)
Radio France Internationale, March 18, 2012中国/20120318-自焚事件正在考验中国