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, June 12, 2012

Hong Kong

Protesters Broke Agreement with Police, Says Lee
South China Morning Post, June 12, 2012

中聯辦遊行 倡封德輔道西 (March to Liaison Office Blocked Traffic on Major Road)
Ming Pao, June 12, 2012

Human Rights

人权行动计划发布 严禁刑讯逼供 (New HR Action Plan: Torture Banned)
The Beijing News, June 12, 2012

National Human Rights Action Plan of China (2012-2015)
State Council Information Office, June 11, 2012

持续全面推进中国人权事业发展——国务院新闻办公室主任王晨就发布《国家人权行动计划(2012-2015年)》答记者问 (Wang Chen Responds to Question on 2012-15 HR Plan)
Xinhua News Agency, June 12, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Concern over Activist's Health
Radio Free Asia, June 11, 2012

遭軟禁4月 馮正虎:不出國不自殺 (Feng Zhenghu, Under House Arrest for 4 Months: I Won’t Leave China and Won’t Commit Suicide)
World Journal, June 11, 2012遭軟禁4月-馮正虎:不出國不自殺

李旺阳死因可疑 香港官员公开质疑 (HK Food and Health Secretary Openly Raises Doubts over Li Wangyang's Death)
Radio Free Asia, June 12, 2012

C.Y. Pledge as Pressure over Li Wangyang Mounts
South China Morning Post, June 12, 2012


Farmers Outraged over Violent Land Grab
China Daily, June 12, 2012

陕西义门镇因镇干部带人铲倒村民小麦引发冲突 (Shaanxi Land Requisition Leads to Clash)
Xinhua News Agency, June 11, 2012


两名网上造谣者昨被警方拘留 (Wuhan: 2 Detained for Spreading Rumors Online about Air Quality)
Wuhan Evening News, June 12, 2012