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 25, 2012

Bilateral Ties

Chinese, Swedish Leader Discuss Human Rights
The Associated Press, April 25, 2012

Civil Society

民政部拟出台规定要求基金会加大信息披露力度 基金会应在媒体公布收支明细 (Draft Amended Regs Require Charity Foundations to Publish Financial Reports)
Xinkuaibao, April 25, 2012

民诉法拟规定社会团体可起诉污染环境等行为 (Civil Society Groups Can Take Polluters to Court in Draft Amendment to Civil Procedure Law)
China News Service, April 24, 2012
Draft Limits Scale of Class-action Lawsuits
China Daily, April 25, 2012

Hong Kong

Poll Shows Half Think Media Self-censors
South China Morning Post, April 25, 2012

市民對新聞自由滿意度回升 (More HKers Satisfied with Press Freedom in HK)
Ming Pao, April 24, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

律师会见欧荣贵遭拒 诗人徐琳被证实刑拘 (Guangzhou: Lawyer Not Permitted to Meet with Client Ou Ronggui Due to Case "Involving Secrets")
Radio Free Asia, April 24, 2012


China Escalates Crackdown on Internet Amid Scandal
The Wall Street Journal, April 25, 2012


Miners Get Help in Fight against Disease
China Daily, April 25, 2012


SCO Auditors Target Corruption
China Daily, April 25, 2012


吴爱英向全国人大常委会报告监狱法实施和监狱工作情况 (Justice Minister Wu Gives Report to Standing Committee on Enforcement of Prison Law and State of Prisons)
Legal Daily, April 25, 2012