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 27, 2012

Hong Kong

Let Hu Hear Us, Say Protesters
South China Morning Post, June 27, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

‘Pressure for Change Is at the Grassroots’: An Interview with Chen Guangcheng
The New York Review of Books, June 26, 2012


发改委官员:户籍制度不能简单取消了之 (NDRC: Difficult to Simply Do Away with Housing Registration System)
Southern Metropolis Daily, June 27, 2012


China Abortion Couple 'Hounded'
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 26, 2012

中国失去独生子女父母要求更多赔偿 (Parents Who Lost Their Only Child Appeal for Compensation)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 27, 2012

Protests and Petitions

中山民工騷亂 萬人圍政府 (Guangdong: 10K Migrant Workers Surround Gov't Office)
Ming Pao, June 27, 2012

广东中山因两名少年冲突引发外来人员聚集事件 (Conflict Between 2 Youths Sets off Mass Incident Involving Migrants)
Southern Metropolis Daily, June 26, 2012


Two Uyghurs Detained over Leaflets
Radio Free Asia, June 26, 2012

新疆骚乱周年前夕当局加强清查 (Increased Checks before Anniversary of July Unrest)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 26, 2012