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 29, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Ai Weiwei Refused Public Hearing for Tax Case
Reuters, March 29, 2012

Gao Zhisheng, Detained Chinese Lawyer, Visited by Family
The New York Times, March 28, 2012


Online Tributes to Zhao Ziyang Pass Censors
South China Morning Post, March 28, 2012


BRICS Summit Shadowed by Tibet Protests
Agence France-Presse, March 29, 2012


兩會期間被迫封口 押解回渝 (Zhang Mingyu Kept under Watch during NPC/CPPCC)
Ming Pao, March 29, 2012

Protests and Petitions

江苏苏州三名维权村民到北京上访后失踪 (Three Jiangsu Petitioners Go Missing in Beijing)
Radio Free Asia, March 28, 2012


江苏公安阻牧师见外媒强迫旅游 (Police Escort Pastor onto "Trip" to Keep Him from Meeting with Foreign Journalists)
Radio Free Asia, March 28, 2012


四川阿壩再有藏僧自焚亡 (Another Monk Self-Immolation in Ngawa, Sichuan)
Ming Pao, March 29, 2012