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, April 02, 2012

Civil Society

Most US NGOs Not Registered
China Daily, March 31, 2012


China to Flood Nature Reserve with Latest Yangtze Dam
Reuters, March 29, 2012

Hong Kong

Persevere for Democracy, Suu Kyi Tells HK Activists
South China Morning Post, March 31, 2012

Thousands March against Hong Kong's Next Leader
Agence France-Presse, April 1, 2012
Related news:
不要中聯辦亂港 1.5萬人西征 (150K March in Protest, Calling That They Do Not Want the China Liaison Office to Rule Hong Kong)
Apple Daily, April 2, 2012


16网站关闭 新浪腾讯微博停评论 京严查网上造谣拘六人 (2 Microblogs Suspend Comments, 6 People Detained, 16 Sites Closed for "Spreading Rumors")
Sing Tao Daily, April 1, 2012網站關閉-新浪騰訊微博停評論-京嚴查網上造謠拘六人-220823326.html
Related news:
China's Major Microblogs Suspend Comment Function to 'Clean Up Rumors'
Xinhua News Agency, March 31, 2012


中共党报罕见坦承 中国社会处于敏感期 (Party Paper Gives Rare Acknowledgement of Sensitive Times)
Radio Free Asia, April 2, 2012

Protests and Petitions

Woman, Baby Detained since February
Radio Free Asia, March 30, 2012

Public Health

Hand-foot-mouth Disease Keeps Spreading in China
China Daily, March 31, 2012


阿坝两自焚藏人1死1命危 吊唁藏民与武警对峙 (Sichuan: 1 Monk Dead, 1 Critical from Burns Sustained in Suicide Attempt)
Radio Free Asia, April 1, 2012