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.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012


称警打死人 江苏女网民涉造谣被捕 (Jiangsu Women Arrested on Charges of Spreading Rumors for Saying a Police Beat a Person to Death)
Ming Pao, July 31, 2012


深圳工厂千人罢工堵路抗议 (1K Shenzhen Workers Strike and Block Roads in Protest of Lack of Fair Compensation for Relocation)
Radio Free Asia, July 30, 2012

Land Policy

集体土地征收补偿条例将出 安置补偿明确 (Resettlement Compensation Made Explicit in Upcoming Regs on Compensation for Expropriation of Collective Land)
The Economic Observer, July 28, 2012


China Paper Says Leaders Must Listen after Riots
Agence France-Presse, July 30, 2012

郝洪:中国在“环境敏感期”的新考题 (A New Question to Consider while China Is in a "Sensitive Phase")
People's Daily, July 30, 2012

Public Health

Green-tea Urine Stirs Up Debate
Shanghai Daily, July 31, 2012


Religious Freedoms Deteriorated in China Last Year, U.S. Says
Reuters, July 30, 2012

"China," International Religious Freedom Report for 2011
U.S. Department of State, 2012

美国务院报告再次就宗教自由攻击中方 (U.S. DOS Report again Attacks China on Religious Freedom)
Xinhua News Agency, July 31, 2012


Pakistani Faces Eviction in Xinjiang
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2012