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 27, 2012

Civil Society

Guangdong Shuts Down at Least Seven Labour NGOs
South China Morning Post, July 27, 2012

Hong Kong

港府:国民教育绝非洗脑教育 家长请愿质疑 (HK Govt: National Education Absolutely Not Brain Washing; Families: Not So Sure)
Southern Metropolis Daily, July 27, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Activist Sues over Detention
Radio Free Asia, July 26, 2012

Court Cuts China Activist's Jail Sentence: Lawyer
Agence France-Presse, July 27, 2012

Land Policy

河南政府非法强征土地 孕妇遭殴打流产 (Henan Woman Miscarriages after Beating during Land Requisition; Police Refuse to Investigate)
Radio Free Asia, July 26, 2012

Migrant Workers

Beijing Migrant Schools Closed
The Economic Observer, July 27, 2012


城管队员围殴摊贩 局长被免职 (Shanxi: Office Head Relieved of Duty after Urban Management Officers Beat Street Merchant)
Southern Metropolis Daily, July 27, 2012

Protests and Petitions

工业区污水排入海岸 江苏学生号召万人上街抗议 (Jiangsu Students Plan Protest for This Weekend to Keep Polluting Factory from Going into Full Operation)
am730, July 25, 2012