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, July 13, 2012

Civil Society

Free Lunch Program to Shift Plans
China Daily, July 12, 2012

Hong Kong

Biased Text's Publisher Hits Back
South China Morning Post, July 13, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

李旺阳自杀难入信 官方验尸公布 四大疑点未解 (Four Major Doubts Remaining after Official Report Declares Li Wangyang's Death Suicide)
Ming Pao, July 13, 2012

宋泽、华涌超期羁押 冯正虎被软禁近五个月 (Activists Restricted: Song Ze and Hua Yong Detained beyond Legal Time Limit, Feng Zhenghu under House Arrest for Almost Five Months)
Radio Free Asia, July 12, 2012

Public Health

28 Hospitalized in Poison Leak
Shanghai Daily, July 12, 2012


China Probing Bishop Who Quit Government Church
The Associated Press, July 11, 2012

江西黎川家庭教会遭驱散 教师被传唤教会物品被扣 (Jiangxi House Church Broken Up, Pastor Summoned for Questioning)
Radio Free Asia, July 12, 2012


西藏昌都一僧人被警方毒打致死 (Tibetan Monk Beaten to Death by Police in Chamdo)
Radio Free Asia, July 12, 2012