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.

Friday, June 29, 2012


民校教师或与公办学校教师同酬 纠正对民办学校歧视政策 (Private School Teachers May Be Paid Same as Public School Teachers)
Southern Metropolis Daily, June 29, 2012


Guarding the Guardians
The Economist, June 30, 2012

Hong Kong

Rally Petition Zones 'a Police PR Stunt'
South China Morning Post, June 29, 2012


China Urges Implementation of Anti-terror Strategy
Xinhua News Agency, June 29, 2012


重庆公安两高层免职 (Chongqing: Two High-ranking Police Officials Dismissed)
Ming Pao, June 29, 2012

骂薄熙来的网友求翻案将开审 (Hearing Today for Overturn of Order to Reeducation-through-Labor for Man Who Criticized Bo Xilai Online)
Radio Free Asia, June 28, 2012

Protests and Petitions

Chinese Police Restore Order after Migrants Riot in Shaxi
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 28, 2012

中山警方:散布“沙溪聚集事件”谣言者被刑拘 (Zhongshan Police Detain Chongqing Man for Spreading Rumors about Shaxi Unrest Online)
Xinhua News Agency, June 28, 2012

河北乐亭百警暴力征地 村民上访却被劳教 (Hebei Villagers Ordered to Reeducation-Through-Labor for Petitioning about Land Requisition)
Radio Free Asia, June 28, 2012


Woman Seeks Justice in Wrongful Shooting
Radio Free Asia, June 28, 2012