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 26, 2012


Bo May Be Gone But His Pet Project Is Going Ahead
South China Morning Post, April 26, 2012

Hong Kong

版權條例網民狂轟 建制三黨未定意向 (Netizens Tear Apart "Article 23-esque" Draft Copyright Ordinance Revisions)
AM730, April 26, 2012

Law Revisions Give More Protection over Parodies
South China Morning Post, April 21, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

多名贵州异议人士受打压 (Guizhou Dissidents under Intense Pressure)
Radio Free Asia, April 25, 2012


法院能否终结血拆 (Can the Courts Put an End to Violent Demolitions?)
Southern Weekly, April 25, 2012


郭伯雄:不听政治谣言 (Central Military Commission Vice Chair Guo: Pay No Attention to Political Rumors)
Ming Pao, April 26, 2012

郭伯雄在驻京军队院校调研时强调 坚持从严治校从严治教从严治学 不断提高教学科研水平和人才培养质量
PLA Post, April 25, 2012

Protests and Petitions

送“截访先进单位”锦旗 长沙两市民被拘9天 (Changsha: Two Detained for 9 Days for Holding Banners Protesting Petition Interception)
Southern Metropolis Daily, April 24, 2012


Ousted Chinese Leader Is Said to Have Spied on Other Top Officials
The New York Times, April 25, 2012


Dalai Lama Says 'Middle Way' Still Best for Tibet
Agence France-Presse, April 25, 2012