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, May 02, 2012

Bilateral Ties

Obama Raises China Rights, Quiet on Chen
Reuters, May 1, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Chinese Dissident Emerges with U.S. Official, Being Treated at Beijing Hospital
The Washington Post, May 2, 2012

外交部:陈光诚进入美国使馆停留6天后自行离开 (Foreign Ministry: Chen Guangcheng Leaves U.S. Embassy of Own Accord after 6-Day Stay)
Xinhua News Agency, May 2, 2012

支持温总政改两维权人士遭关押 (Hunan: Two Activists Detained for Expressing Support of Premier Wen's Political Reforms)
Radio Free Asia, May 1, 2012


南京一书贩卖《红太阳》等港版禁书被送上法庭 (Case of Banned HK Versions of Books Being Put on Sale Brought to Trial in Nanjing)
Legal Daily, May 2, 2012


Young Rally for Democracy in Macau
South China Morning Post, May 2, 2012

Protests and Petitions

五一劳动节访民聚集北京 反贪成重要诉求 (Petitioners Gather in Beijing on International Labor Day to Protest Corruption)
Radio Free Asia, May 1, 2012


Tibetan Land Seized for Chinese Migrants
Radio Free Asia, May 1, 2012