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.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

十八大前“黑五类律师”忧打压 (Worries of Suppression after Op-ed Published in People's Daily Naming Five Types of Activists, Including Lawyers, as US Infiltrators Meaning to Force "Change" in China)
Ming Pao, August 13, 2012十八大前-黑五類律師-憂打壓-楊學林-為中國人維權-反被指代表西方-212039170.html

The op-ed:
中国真正的挑战是未来5-10年 (China's Real Challenge Is the Next 5-10 Years)
People's Daily, July 31, 2012


鲍彤破禁 在炎黄春秋谈胡耀邦 (Article by Former High Aide under House Arrest Bao Tong Breaks through Ban and Is Published as Letter to the Editor in New Edition of Mainland Journal Yanhuang Chungqiu)
China News Agency, August 13, 2012

合肥便衣阻采访 港记者遭围殴 (Anhui: Plainclothes Officer Prevent Media Coverage, HK Cameraman Beaten while Taking Photos of People Being Detained)
Ming Pao, August 11, 2012合肥便衣阻採訪-港記者遭圍毆-212141861.html

Public Health

Chronic Diseases See Rapid Growth in China
Xinhua News Agency, August 11, 2012


中国调整保障性住房规模 (China Adjusts Scale of Public Housing Plan)
Radio Free Asia, August 11, 2012

Problems with Public Housing Push
The Economic Observer, August 10, 2012


台法轮功信徒内地被拘获释 (Taiwanese Falun Gong Practitioner Released, Returned to Taiwan after 55 Days in Detention)
Ming Pao, August 12, 2012


Xinjiang Sends 51,000 Students to Inland Schools
Xinhua News Agency, August 10, 2012