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, June 13, 2012

Civil Society

Environmental NGOs Grow across China But Still Struggle for Support
Global Times, June 12, 2012

Hong Kong

Activists Hit Back at Security Minister
South China Morning Post, June 13, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

李旺阳困棺材仓企也不能 港今悼念头七 狱中酷刑曝光 (Torture in Prison for Li Wangyang Comes to Light as HK Mourns Li's Passing)
Ming Pao, June 13, 2012

June Fourth

艺术家华涌悼六四遭刑拘 (Beijing Artist Hua Yong Criminally Detained for Commemorating Tiananmen Anniversary)
Ming Pao, June 13, 2012


人大常委会将首次审议劳动合同法修正案草案 (NPC Standing Committee to Consider Labor Contract Law Amendment)
Legal Daily, June 13, 2012


China Boycotts Religious Event over Tibet Presence
Agence France-Presse, June 13, 2012

青海天峻县九名僧人被捕 其中两人获刑 (Qinghai: 9 Monks Arrested)
Radio Free Asia, June 12, 2012