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, April 05, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

艾未未:當局令拆網絡鏡頭 (Ai Weiwei: Authorities Ordered That My Cameras Be Turned Off)
Ming Pao, April 5, 2012

倪玉兰被超期羁押逾月 律师控审判长非法拘禁 (Lawyers Call Illegal Detention as Ni Yulan Remains in Detention for over a Month)
Radio Free Asia, April 4, 2012

清明节当局严控悼念民主先烈 港支联会发起献花“六四”活动 (Authorities Keep Strict Control over Memorials for Democracy Activists during Qingming)
Radio Free Asia, April 4, 2012

Inner Mongolia

内蒙爆发征地抗议,多人遭逮捕 (Many Detained in Inner Mongolian Land Protest)
Deutsche Welle, April 4, 2012,,15858312,00.html

June Fourth

趙紫陽女﹕六四總有一天平反 (Zhao Yiyang's Daughter: Tiananmen Shall One Day Be Redressed)
Ming Pao, April 5, 2012


Worker Pay Subpar in China, Report Says
Shanghai Daily, April 5, 2012


官媒发文悼耀邦,释改革派意愿? (Does Eulogy of Hu Yaobang in Official Press Explain Reformists' Wishes?)
Deutsche Welle, April 4, 2012,,15859321,00.html

Protests and Petitions

Assets Protesters Held by Police
South China Morning Post, April 5, 2012


Tibetan Singer, Others Sentenced
Radio Free Asia, April 3, 2012