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 18, 2012

Human Rights Defender

重病陈平福因网文被控煽动罪 赵振甲被劳教律师四次求见未果 (Ill Gansu Dissident Chen Pingfu Charged with Inciting Subversion of State Power for Online Articles)
Radio Free Asia, April 17, 2012


上交大学生申请公开53中央部门官员工资 (University Student Requests Officials' Annual Salaries from 53 Central Agencies via Open Government Information)
The Beijing News, April 18, 2012  
From Lei Feng to Lei Chuang
China Media Project, April 18, 2012


人社部:争取三年内实现农民工工资基本无拖欠 (Ministry of Human Resources: Striving to Sort Out Back Wages for Migrant Workers within 3 Years)
Xinhua News Agency, April 17, 2012

North Korea

China Stops N.Korean Deportations over Rocket: Report
Agence France-Presse, April 18, 2012


'We Are the Serfs': Chinese Debate Bo Xilai Saga
Agence France-Presse, April 18, 2012

Protests and Petitions

Thousands Surround Government Building
Radio Free Asia, April 17, 2012

维稳属地管理 访民被“合法”销户 (Stability Maintenance Dependent on Management: Petitioner "Legally" Loses Her Residency Status)
Southern Metropolis Daily, April 18, 2012

Three Gorges

三峡库区还要搬迁十万人 (Another 10K to Be Moved for Three Gorges Project)
Beijing Evening News, April 17, 2012