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 26, 2012

Bilateral Ties

China 'Failing Burmese Refugees'
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 26, 2012

N. Korea Executes Four Returned Refugees: Activist
Agence France-Presse, June 26, 2012

Civil Society

Guangdong to use NGOs in Reform Move
South China Morning Post, June 25, 2012

公益组织不能做成“万金油” (Public Interest Orgs Cannot Be One Size Fits All)
Southern Daily, June 26, 2012


中国海洋环境状况总体较好 溢油等突发事件风险加剧 (Report: Water Ecology Generally Good, Save Near Coast with Rise in Pollution Risk)
People's Daily, June 26, 2012

Hong Kong

Hong Kong: 15 Years since the Return to Chinese Rule
China Worker, June 26, 2012

87%傳媒人﹕曾治下新聞自由倒退 (87% of Journalists: Decline in Press Freedom since Tsang Became Chief Executive)
Ming Pao, June 25, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

多名异见人士未解除软禁 香港七一为李旺阳伸冤 (Many Dissidents Remain under House Arrest)
Radio Free Asia, June 25, 2012


辽宁规定上访遭劳教申诉不立案 (Jinzhou Court Worker: Liaoning Not to Accept Appeals against Reeducation-Through-Labor for Petitioning)
Radio Free Asia, June 25, 2012


Regulator Announces Crackdown on Media Bribery
Caixin, June 25, 2012

Related information:
关于开展“打击新闻敲诈、治理有偿新闻”专项行动的通知 (Notice on Launch of "Combatting News Extortion and Controlling Compensated Stories" Campaign)
State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television, June 20, 2012


Demolition Leaves Family Scattered, Defenceless
South China Morning Post, June 26, 2012