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, August 14, 2012

Food Safety

Pesticide in Wine 'No Risk to Health'
SINA, August 14, 2012

Hong Kong

Hong Kong to Evict Last Occupy Sit-in in Asia
Al Jazeera, August 13, 2012

香港成内地残障儿童"收容所" (Hong Kong a "Hospice" for Handicapped Mainland Children)
Deutsche Welle, August 13, 2012,,16162802,00.html

香港仔巴汉申特区护照被拒 (HK-born Pakistani Refused Naturalization, Passport)
Ming Pao, August 14, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

律师称湖南永州上访母亲不认可劳教撤销理由 (Lawyer: Mother Who Petitioned on Daughter’s Rape Case Does Not Approve of the Reason Given for Cancelling Her Order to Reeducation)
The Beijing News, August 14, 2012


中国劳教制度:搬动桌子的代价 (The Cost of Changing the Reeducation-Through-Labor System)
Radio France Internationale, August 14, 2012中国/20120814-中国劳教制度:搬动桌子的代价


China’s Boldest Media: Losing the Battle?
China Media Project, August 14, 2012

南方事变 (Change in the South)
iSun Affairs, August 9, 2012


王立军案成都秘密开审 (Wang Lijun Secretly Tried in Chengdu)
Ming Pao, August 14, 2012


Family Planning Policy Violators Revealed
Global Times, August 14, 2012

Shandong “Qingdao Evening News” Disclosed Information on Individual with “Illegal Birth”
ChinaAid, August 12, 2012


Taiwan Man Says 'Forced to Show Remorse' in China
Agence France-Presse, August 14, 2012


Two Tibetans Burn in Ngaba
Radio Free Asia, August 13, 2012