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, August 02, 2012

Bilateral Ties

China Activist Chen Guangcheng Seeks US Action on Case
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 1, 2012

陈光诚指控北京未兑现承诺 (Chen Guangcheng: Beijing Has Gone Back on Its Promise)
Ming Pao, August 2, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Son of Jailed July 1 Activist Tells of Police Intimidation
South China Morning Post, August 2, 2012


Police Chiefs Told to Boost Law Enforcement
Xinhua News Agency, August 1, 2012

周永康强调,维护一方平安服务一方百姓 (Zhou Yongkang Stresses Police Should Both Protect the Peace and Serve the People)
‎Legal Daily, August 2, 2012

Protests and Petitions

启东骚乱仍有余波 召渔民大学生谈维稳 (Waves Still Felt from Qidong Unrest as Students, Fishermen, and Laid-off Soldiers Gathered to Discuss Investigating "Unstable Elements)
Ming Pao, August 2, 2012


Protester Beaten, Detained
Radio Free Asia, August 1, 2012


China Curbs Ramadan Fasting in Xinjiang
Al Jazeera, August 1, 2012

喀什现反政府捍信仰标语 公安搜近百维人家庭拘两人 (Kashgar: Police Search ~100 Homes and Detain 2 after Anti-Gov't Slogan Calling to Defend the Islam Found)
Radio Free Asia, August 1, 2012

中国新疆法院重判20名维吾尔人 (20 Uyghurs Receive Strong Sentences for "Inciting Splittism" and "Organizing, Leading, or Participating in Terrorist Organizations")
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 1, 2012