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.

Monday, May 07, 2012

Bilateral Ties

US, China to Hold Talks on Rights
Agence France-Presse, May 5, 2012


自来水真相 (The Truth about Tap Water)
Caixin, May 7, 2012

Hong Kong

Police to Ease Restrictions on Media's Movements
South China Morning Post, May 5, 2012

《人民日報》稱香港推行國民教育非洗腦 (People's Daily Op-Ed Refutes Criticism of HK's Patriotic Education Scheme as "Brainwashing")
HK Commercial Broadcasting, May 7, 2012

Hong Kong Delays China Patriotism Lessons
Agence France-Presse, May 1, 2012

人民日报:香港对中小学生进行国民教育并非洗脑 (HK's National Education Scheme for Primary and Secondary Students Is Not Brainwashing)
People's Daily, May 7, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Chen's Silent Partner: Luck
The Washington Post, May 7, 2012

Activist's Wife Fears Ban on HK Study
South China Morning Post, May 6, 2012

艾未未获"哈维尔创意异议人士奖" (Ai Weiwei amongst Three Winners of Inaugural Václav Havel Prize for Creative Dissent)
Deutsche Welle, May 5, 2012,,15931910,00.html

陳光誠朋友遭警告噤聲 (Friends of Chen Told to Keep Their Peace)
Ming Pao, May 7, 2012


Fiery Protest Spreads beyond the Walls of Tibetan Monasteries
The Hindu, May 5, 2012