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 12, 2012


China Faces Rubbish Problem
Financial Times, April 9, 2012

Hong Kong

Legal Reforms 'Gathering Dust' in Slow System
South China Morning Post, April 12, 2012

梁振英:要亲商界,也要亲基层 (Leung Chun-ying: Pro-business and Pro-grass roots)
Southern Metropolis Daily, April 12, 2012


黑客宣称将对中国政府网站发起更多攻击 (Hackers Vow to Increase Attacks on China Govt Sites)
Radio Free Asia, April 11, 2012

中国网络一度出现国内外联通困难 (Troubles Connecting to Internet Sites Abroad from within China)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 12, 2012


China Carefully Managing Public Reaction to Bo Xilai's Downfall
McClatchy Newspapers, April 11, 2012

薄瓜瓜去向 媒體說法紛紜 (Media Explanations Divided on Bo Ouster)
Ming Pao, April 12, 2012
「薄谷開來」有玄機 (Some Clue as to Why Bo's Wife Is Being Called "Bo-Fu Kailai")
Ming Pao, April 12, 2012


One-child Policy to Stay despite Experts' Critique
Shanghai Daily, April 11, 2012

Protests and Petitions

Beijing Evictees Protest Attacks
Radio Free Asia, April 11, 2012