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.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Bilateral Ties

China Pressures Japan to Prevent Exiled Uighur Meeting
Reuters, April 9, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

China Rights Lawyer Jailed for 2 Years, 8 Months
Reuters, April 9, 2012
For more on Ni Yulan, see:
Ni Yulan: Activism at a Glance
Human Rights in China, March 8, 2012

官报批方励之:对抗无前途 (Party Paper Criticizes Recently Deceased Exiled Dissident Fang Lizhi: Confrontation Is Pointless)
Ming Pao, April 10, 2012
To read the opinion pieces, see:
Progress Making Dissidents More Obsolete
Global Times, April 9, 2012


China Shuts Political Websites in Crackdown
Agence France-Presse, April 6, 2012

抵制網路謠言 陸協會發倡議書 (Internet Society Issues Proposal on Internet Rumors)
Radio Taiwan International, April 9, 2012
Related information:
抵制网络谣言倡议书 (Proposal on Resisting Internet Rumors)
Internet Society of China, April 8, 2012

June Fourth

Exiled Tiananmen Leaders Ask to Visit China
Agence France-Presse, April 7, 2012
Related information:
Wang Dan and Others Appeal for Permission to Visit China
Human Rights in China, April 6, 2012

Land Policy

最高法:补偿不公禁止强拆 (Supreme People's Court: No Fair Compensation, No Demolition)
The Beijing News, April 10, 2012
Related information:
Supreme People's Court, April 9, 2012


Six Uyghurs on Terror List
Radio Free Asia, April 6, 2012