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 16, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Lawyers Try to See China Activist's Jailed Nephew
The Associated Press, May 16, 2012

陈光诚“或许一周内获得护照” (Chen Guangcheng May Get Passport within a Week)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 16, 2012


Mother Commits Suicide 'over Compensation Fears'
China Daily, May 15, 2012

环卫工伤情不重 妻子服毒投河亡
Southern Metropolis Daily, May 14, 2012

一汽云南被曝3000员工停工 要求将高管就地免职 (3K Strike at Yunnan Car Factory, Calling for Exec's Removal)
Beijing Times, May 16, 2012


High-profile Ouster in China Points to Battle between Reformists, Hard-liners
The Globe and Mail, May 15, 2012


文化部部长蔡武谈文化部“十二五”文化改革发展规划 (Minister of Culture Discusses further Cultural Reform under 12th Five-Year Plan)
Xinhua News Agency, May 15, 2012

Protests and Petitions

上访女在北京久敬庄接济服务中心遭看守性侵 (Anhui Petitioner Sexually Assaulted in Beijing Black Jail)
Southern Metropolis Daily, May 16, 2012


China TV Blames Dalai Lama for Tibet Immolations
The Associated Press, May 16, 2012