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.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Economic Development

Push to Privatise SOEs 'a Foreign Plot'
South China Morning Post, April 11, 2012

Hong Kong

'Seeking Change, Maintaining Stability'
Xinhua News Agency, April 11, 2012
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香港观察:地下党,您好 (HK Review: Greetings, Secret Communist Party Member)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 10, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

倪玉兰夫妇遭重判 数百警出动带走声援者 (Hundreds of Police Detain Ni Yulan's Supporters outside Court Building during Sentencing)
Radio Free Asia, April 10, 2012
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欧盟呼吁中国政府立即释放倪玉兰 (EU Calls for Immediate Release of Ni Yulan)
Radio France Internationale, April 10, 2012中国/20120410-欧盟呼吁中国政府立即释放倪玉兰


网络"造谣者"扰乱社会秩序?  央视亮剑警告鼠标危害稳定 (Do Online Rumor-mongerers Disturb Social Order?)
Radio Free Asia, April 10, 2012

North Korea

US to Push China on Refugees
Radio Free Asia, April 10, 2012


Fall of China Official Roils Chongqing, with Some Public Dissent
Los Angeles Times, April 11, 2012,0,5332576.story

Protests and Petitions

網民:重慶示威警民衝突 (Clash between Police and People at Chongqing Demonstration)
Ming Pao, April 11, 2012
Related news:
Bloody Protest against District Merger in C. China Continues: Groups
Kyodo, April 11, 2012


Chinese Science Journals Issue Ethics Codes
Xinhua News Agency, April 10, 2012