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.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Food Safety

Now Dried Fruit Is Hit by Food Scandal
South China Morning Post, April 27, 2012


汪洋:乌坎民主选举有法可依 (Guangdong Secretary Wang Yang: Legal Basis for Democratic Election in Wukan)
Shenzhen Satellite TV, April 27, 2012

环境信息公开办法试行4年违法信息公开成薄弱环节 (Blue Paper: Disclosure of Illegal Environmental Information Seen as Weak Link in Four Years of Trial Measures on Open Environmental Information)
Legal Daily, April 27, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Chinese Activist Fears 'Insane Retribution' on Family after Escape
The Guardian, April 27, 2012

Blind Lawyer Chen Guangcheng Reported Missing, Brother Taken Away, Nephew Fears for His Own Life
Human Rights in China, April 27, 2012


人大修法剑指双重国籍问题 (Amendments to Exit/Entry Regulations to Deal Aimed at Dual-nationality Issue)
Southern Metropolis Daily, April 27, 2012


China Reform Drive Boosted by Bo’s Fall
Financial Times, April 26, 2012

Lawyer Wronged in Bo's Crackdown Fights Back
South China Morning Post, April 27, 2012

Protests and Petitions

四川官员疑吞善款引发近千人示威 (Nearly 1K Villagers Protest Suspected Embezzlement of Quake Donations in Sichuan)
Radio Free Asia, April 26, 2012