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 18, 2012

Civil Society

环保部称尚未出台限制民间自测环境质量法规 (Environment Ministry: No Regs Passed Yet Limiting Civil Society from Monitoring Environment Quality)
Beijing Times, July 17, 2012


Rights Lawyers Push Enrolment Policy Reform
South China Morning Post, July 18, 2012


Gender Equality High on Agenda at Forum
China Daily, July 17, 2012

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Shines Light on China's Banned Scribes
Agence France-Presse, July 18, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

陈光诚将出版自传记录维权历程 (Chen Guangcheng to Publish Memoir on Rights Defense Work)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 18, 2012

June Fourth

血书“六四”华涌被转罚劳教 旅行华南张林突然失踪 (Hua Yong Sent to Reeducation-Through-Labor for Commemorating Tiananmen Square Crackdown Artistically in Square)
Radio Free Asia, July 17, 2012


Rising China Star Set for Key Promotion: Sources
Reuters, July 18, 2012


四川藏区十八岁喇嘛自焚身亡 (18-yo Monk Self-immolates in Sichuan)
Radio France Internationale, July 18, 2012中国/20120718-四川藏区十八岁喇嘛自焚身亡