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.

Thursday, June 28, 2012


'Foolish Old Men' Transform Barren Hillsides
China Daily, June 28, 2012

Hong Kong

《南华早报》前记者指总编“自我审查” (Former South China Morning Post Reporter Charges Self-censorship by Editor-in-Chief)
Deutsche Welle, June 27, 2012,,16053742,00.html

Self-censorship in SCMP
iSun Affairs, June 28, 2012

习近平同时见曾梁两特首 胡锦涛访港安保遭批评 (Security during Hu Visit under Criticism)
Radio Free Asia, June 27, 2012


港大推出软件监控微博内容审查 (HKU Releases Software to Monitor Content Review on Microblogs)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 28, 2012

Journalism and Media Studies Centre, University of Hong Kong


苹果中国加工厂被指违反劳工法 (China Apple Plant Charged with Violating Labor Law)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 28, 2012


Clues to Official Plight of Bo, Wang
South China Morning Post, June 28, 2012

政法委讚粵烏坎經驗 (Politics and Law Committee Praises Handling of Wukan Unrest)
Ming Pao, June 28, 2012

Rural Issues

Drinking Water Issues Seen Solved by 2015
Xinhua News Agency, June 27, 2012