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 16, 2012

Bilateral Ties

Coordination Needed to Succeed in Diaoyu
Global Times, August 16, 2012

Hong Kong

梁:23条不应今届推 (CY Leung: Security Law Legislation Shouldn't Be Promoted This Session)
Ming Pao, August 16, 2012


深圳拟立法授权城管处罚不文明行为 (Shenzhen Draft Regs Authorize Urban Management Officers to Penalize Uncivilized Behavior)
China Youth Daily, August 15, 2012


10名律师致信司法部与公安部建议调整劳教制度 (Lawyers Send Proposing Change in Reeducation-Through-Labor System)
Beijing Times, August 15, 2012

专家称劳教制度在部分地区成打击报复工具 (CASS Expert: Reeducation System Used in Some Places as a Tool of of Suppression and Retaliation)
The Beijing News, August 16, 2012

Protests and Petitions

Migrants Protest Unpaid Wages in Lhasa
Radio Free Asia, August 15, 2012

各地访民在京频频“被失踪” (Constant Reports of Petitioners across China "Going Missing" in Lead-up to 18th Party Congress)
Radio Free Asia, August 15, 2012


Tibetan Shot Dead in Protest
Radio Free Asia, August 15, 2012