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, August 03, 2012

Bilateral Ties

China Says No to Indian Consulate in Tibetan Capital
Hindustan Times, August 3, 2012

U.S.-backed Study Exploited China Prisoners: Rights Group
Reuters, August 2, 2012


'Warn Public on Health Risks of Air Pollution'
South China Morning Post, August 3, 2012


河北:农民工工作住所稳定可落户城镇 (Hebei Govt Opinions: Migrant Workers with Stable Work and Residence Can Settle in Urban Areas)
Yanzhao Metropolis Daily, August 3, 2012

Land Policy

镇政府“拆违建”被区政府认定违法 (District Government Maintains That Township Government's Forced Demolition Was Illegal)
The Beijing News, August 3, 2012

Demolition Case Ruling Could Set Milestone
China Daily, August 3, 2012

Migrant Workers

强拆学校 家长以身挡铲车 (Beijing: Parents Bodily Block Forced Demolition of School for Migrant Workers' Children)
Ming Pao, August 3, 2012


Chengguan Bureau Creates Militia Unit
Global Times, August 3, 2012


Rough Justice Awaits Gu Kailai
South China Morning Post, August 1, 2012

汪洋:改革有困难 不改革或会走向衰落 (Guangdong Party Head Wang Yang: Reform Is Hard, But Not Reforming May Lead to Decline)
CCTV, August 2, 2012