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, July 04, 2012

Food Safety

食品安全 纳入考核绩效 (Food Safety to Be Included in Performance Review)
Ming Pao, July 4, 2012

Hong Kong

Error of Judgment Blamed for Reporter's Detention
South China Morning Post, July 4, 2012

Hong Kong Smog Exceeds Recommended Levels Says WHO
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 3, 2012

《开放》主编金钟谈香港人的不满情绪 (Head Editor of Open Magazine on HKers' Discontent)
Radio Free Asia, July 3, 2012

Protests and Petitions

China Frees 21 Detained over Pollution Protests
Reuters, July 4, 2012

申请“七一游行”被拒 反被拘留扣查 (Guangdong: Chen Fengqiang Detained for Applying to Demonstrate)
Radio Free Asia, July 3, 2012

中国官媒批评什邡当局处理手法 (Official Media Criticizes Handling of Shifeng Protests)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 4, 2012


胡总亲信郭金龙接掌北京 (Hu Aide Guo Jinlong Named Beijing Party Secretary)
Ming Pao, July 4, 2012


Three Monks ‘Instigated’ Self-Immolation
Radio Free Asia, July 3, 2012