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 23, 2012

Death Penalty

SOE Boss Sentenced to Death for Graft
China Daily, May 23, 2012

Economic Development

New Plan to Reduce Income Inequality
China Daily, May 23, 2012


信息公开难解拆迁困局 (Information Disclosure Doesn't Help Solve Demolition Dilemma)
Legal Weekend, May 23, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

陳光誠護衛嚴 收禮受限 (Chen Family under Close Guard, Gifts Also Restricted)
Ming Pao, May 23, 2012

武汉异议人士秦永敏结婚,警方说非法同居 (Dissident Qin Yongmin and Wife Told They Are "Illegally Cohabiting" after Marriage)
Voice of America, May 21, 2012


上合组织北京峰会将审议阿富汗申请观察员地位 (SCO to Consider Afghanistan for Observation Status at Beijing Summit)
EastDay, May 23, 2012


China's 'Thuggish' Chengguang Security Condemned
Reuters, May 23, 2012

“Beat Him, Take Everything Away”: Abuses by China’s Chengguan Para-Police
Human Rights Watch, May 23, 2012