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 30, 2012


China's Gender Imbalance Still Grave
Xinhua News Agency, March 29, 2012

Hong Kong

人民网称梁振英"同志"引港媒议论 (HK Media Comment on Use of "Comrade Leung" on New Chief Executive's People's Online Profile)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 30, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

偷漏稅上訴失敗 艾未未罰 1500萬 (Appeal Fails, Ai's Company Fined 15mil)
Apple Daily, March 30, 2012


China’s Leaders Seek Unity after Ouster of Bo Xilai
The New York Times, March 30, 2012

Chinese Lawyer Tells of Torture
Reuters, March 29, 2012

重慶事件致左派學者分化 (Chongqing Affair Leading to Split in Leftist Scholars)
Ming Pao, March 30, 2012

Protests and Petitions

沈阳拆迁户吊挂假人抗拆 (Shenyang: Evictees Hang Dummy in Protest)
Southern Metropolis Daily, March 30, 2012


印度警方对藏人高度戒备 (Indian Police Take Precautions against Protesting Tibetans)
Deutsche Welle, March 30, 2012,,15848304,00.html

西藏精神领袖达赖喇嘛获邓普顿奖 (Dalai Lama Awarded 2012 Templeton Prize)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 29, 2012