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.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Hong Kong

香港逾千家长登报反对国民教育科 (1K+ HK Parents Register Opposition to National Education)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 23, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Activist Located, Moved to Safety
South China Morning Post, July 23, 2012


南方报系敢报真相屡遭整顿 (Southern Media Group Suffers Repeatedly for Daring to Report the Truth)
Ming Pao, July 22, 2012

Outspoken Chinese Media Group under Tighter Censorship: Mingpao
Central News Agency, July 23, 2012


Time for Political Opening Up, Ex-cadre Bao Tong Says
South China Morning Post, July 22, 2012

中国权力交接前的暗潮汹涌 (Surge of Undercurrent before Transfer of Power)
Deutsche Welle, July 22, 2012,,16118484,00.html


Pressure to Repeal China’s One-Child Law Is Growing
The New York Times, July 22, 2012

Protests and Petitions

贵州仁怀数千村民不满强征地围攻镇政府 (Guizhou: Thousands Besiege Town Government Office in Protest of Land Requisition)
Radio Free Asia, July 22, 2012

访民要求联合国关注中国人权 湖南维权人士肖勇被劳教两年 (Shanghainese Petitioners Gather, Calling on UN to Look into China's Rights Situation)
Radio Free Asia, July 21, 2012


PRC Steps Up Repression of Tibetan ‘Separatism’
Agence France-Presse, July 23, 2012