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.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Bilateral Ties

Chen Guangcheng Revives Debate on US Influence in China
Agence France-Presse, May 22, 2012


HK May Reclaim Funds Given to Quake-hit School
Shanghai Daily, May 22, 2012

港援建中学被拆 四川称异址迁建 (Sichuan Govt: HK-Aided School Demolished, Site to Be Moved Elsewhere)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 22, 2012

Hong Kong

Banned Books Are Bestsellers among Mainland Visitors to HK
Want China Times, May 22, 2012

海洋公園留言禁「六四」 (Ocean Park Electronic Message Board Censors "June Fourth" and Other Sensitive Words and Phrases)
Ming Pao, May 22, 2012


温家宝:领导人不懂得穷人就不懂得政治 (Premier Wen: Leaders Who Don’t Understand the Poor Don’t Understand Politics)
Changjiang Daily, May 22, 2012

Protests and Petitions

温州苍南数百人强拆暴冲突 村民反抗三人被抓十多伤 (A Dozen Injured and Three Detained during Clash over Demolitions in Zhejiang Village)
Radio Free Asia, May 21, 2012

Public Health

China Reports 260m with Chronic Diseases
Xinhua News Agency, May 22, 2012


Tibetan Comedian Sentenced
Radio Free Asia, May 21, 2012