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.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Government Wins Appeal in Maids' Battle for Residency
Reuters, March 28, 2012

国务院决定任命梁振英为香港特别行政区第四任行政长官 (State Council Appoints Leung Chun-ying HK's New Chief Executive)
Legal Daily, March 28, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Independent Candidate Stripped, Beaten
Radio Free Asia, March 27, 2012

高智晟家人获准前往监狱探望 (Imprisoned Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Permitted Family Visit)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 28, 2012

Protests and Petitions

江苏丹阳上访女精神病院关10年 (Jiangxi Petitioner Locked in Psychiatric Hospital for 10 Years)
Southern Metropolis Daily, March 28, 2012


Dalai Lama Seen as Instigator and Solution in China-Tibet Struggle
Voice of America, March 27, 2012
Related news:
Dalai Clique's Separatist Attempt Doomed to Fail: Tibet Governor
EastDay, March 28, 2012
Tibetan Exiles Rally around Delhi Self-Immolator
The New York Times, March 28, 2012

外交部:反对美国会议员借涉藏问题干涉内政 (Ministry of Foreign Affairs Voices Opposition to U.S. Senate Panel's Resolution on Tibet)
China News Service, March 28, 2012
Related news:
US Senate Panel Cites China Repression in Tibet
The Associated Press, March 27, 2012