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 14, 2012


川震四周年遇难童家长被监控 都江堰难属与城管发生冲突 (Clash between Quake Victims' Families and Urban Management Officers and Families Put under Watch during 4th Anniversary of Sichuan Earthquake)
Radio Free Asia, May 13, 2012

Ethnic Minorities

Ruining an Ethnic Identity in the Name of Progress
South China Morning Post, May 13, 2012

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Democrats Fight for Re-Election Right
Voice of America, May 11, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

陈光诚:申请出国至今未有进展 (No Progress on Chen Guangcheng's Application to Leave PRC)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 13, 2012

民運人士結婚遭打壓 (Activist Qin Yongmin Harassed on Wedding, 6 Detained for Questioning)
Ming Pao, May 14, 2012

North Korea

North Korean Women Sold into 'Slavery' in China
The Christian Science Monitor, May 11, 2012


Bo Ally Gives Up China Security Roles
Financial Times, May 13, 2012


Hundreds of Uighurs Lobby China for Independence
The Telegraph, May 14, 2012

Search for a Missing Son
Radio Free Asia, May 11, 2012