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 30, 2012


广东改革新路径 (New Reform Path in Guangdong)
Yazhou Zhoukan, May 28, 2012中国/20120528-广东改革新路径

Human Rights Defenders

How China Flouts Its Laws
The New York Times, May 30, 2012

June Fourth

贵阳民众纪念六四活动未受官方制止 (Guiyang Tiananmen Commemorative Activities Yet to Be Stopped by Authorities)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 29, 2012

六四难属:陈希同在推脱责任 (Tiananmen Victim's Family: Chen Xitong's Evading Responsibility)
Radio Free Asia, May 30, 2012


China Raises Compensation for Freedom Infringement
Xinhua News Agency, May 30, 2012

重庆规定卖淫嫖娼不再劳教 (Prostitution and Soliciting Prostitutes No Longer Penalized with Reeducation-Through-Labor in Chongqing)
Southern Metropolis Daily, May 30, 2012

Protests and Petitions

Zhejiang Protest Ends with Compensation Deal
China Daily, May 30, 2012


Lhasa Faces 'Intense' Restrictions
Radio Free Asia, May 29, 2012