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 17, 2012

Hong Kong

Beijing Rethinks Its HK Policies
South China Morning Post, April 17, 2012

梁振英:香港明年应停收双非孕妇 (Leung Chun-ying: HK to Stop Accepting Mainland Mothers Who Aren't Married to Locals)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 17, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

美国驻华大使要求中国释放维权律师倪玉兰夫妇 (U.S. Ambassador to China Calls for Release of Rights Defender Lawyer Ni Yulan)
Radio Australia, April 17, 2012美国驻华大使要求中国释放维权律师倪玉兰夫妇/897766


PLA Is Target of Bo Media Blitz
South China Morning Post, April 17, 2012

Public Urged to Ignore Rumors
China Daily, April 16, 2012
近年来在社会上产生严重后果的十起网络谣言案例 (Ten Recent Cases of Major Events That Led to Rumors Online)
People's Daily, April 16, 2012

Protests and Petitions

江西南昌两村民因征地问题上访 遭劫访后被非法关押38天 (Two Jiangxi Villagers Illegally Held 38 Days after Petitioning on Land Issues)
Radio Free Asia, April 16, 2012


Dalai Lama Eyes Reform in China, Fearing 'Revolution'
Agence France-Presse, April 17, 2012

抗议当局展开爱国教育 数十名理塘藏人遭捕 (Sichuan: Dozens Arrested for Protesting Patriotic Education)
Radio Free Asia, April 16, 2012