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.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Bilateral Ties

U.S. Presses China on "Deteriorating" Rights Conditions
Reuters, July 25, 2012

Briefing on the 17th U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue
U.S. Department of State, July 25, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

高智晟获维权律师奖 (Gao Zhisheng Awarded Rights Defense Lawyer Prize)
Ming Pao, July 26, 2012


Beijing to "Strike" at Critics after Flood Disaster
Agence France-Presse, July 26, 2012

北京禁网络政治谣言 严打攻击现行体制情节严重者 (Beijing to Ban Online Political Rumors and Take Strong Measures against Those Severely Attacking the Present System)
Beijing Daily, July 26, 2012

Land Policy

Illegal Land Grabs Still Prominent
Xinhua News Agency, July 26, 2012

Migrant Workers

新生代民工调查:8成不会农活 城市融入难 (Survey of Young Migrant Workers: 80% Sans Farming Know-how, Many Find Settling into City Life Difficult)
Xinhua News Agency, July 26, 2012

Public Health

中国性工作者是艾滋病疫情中弱势群体 (China's Sex Workers the Disadvantaged Group in the HIV/AIDS Epidemic)
Voice of America, July 26, 2012


Uyghurs Elbowed Out of Homeland
Radio Free Asia, July 25, 2012