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 20, 2012

Hong Kong

Rowdy HK Poll Is Embarrassing Beijing: Analysts
Agence France-Presse, March 20, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Activist Said to Be Missing in China
The New York Times, March 19, 2012


中国刑诉秘密拘捕条款引爆反弹 (Negative Repercussions of Secret Detentions Clause)
Yazhou Zhoukan, March 19, 2012中国/20120319-中国刑诉秘密拘捕条款引爆反弹

North Korea

China Arrests Ten Defectors, Guide
Radio Free Asia, March 19, 2012


Reports: Chinese Politician Sacking Tied to Probe
The Associated Press, March 20, 2012

重慶官媒:堅決擁護中央 (Chongqing Official Media: We Resolve to Support Beijing)
Ming Pao, March 19, 2012

Protests and Petitions

护地村民阻工受袭逾10人受伤 (Sichuan: 10 Villagers Injured in Land Clash)
Radio Free Asia, March 19, 2012


Clampdown Urged on 'Migrant Monks'
South China Morning Post, March 20, 2012
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继续着力维护社会和谐稳定 (Maintaining Efforts to Uphold Social Stability)
Tibet Daily, March 19, 2012