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.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012


China Prepares New Plan to Fight Graft That Threatens Its Image
Bloomberg News, August 22, 2012


Hepatitis B Carrier Wins Discrimination Case
China Daily, August 22, 2012

Rural Issues

我国基尼系数逼近警戒线 (Income up for Famers in 2011, But Rural China Wealth Gap Toes the Gini Coefficient Warning Level)
The Beijing News, August 22, 2012


北京等6市将为外地户籍人员办出入境证件 (Six Cities to Issue Passports to Migrant Workers and Other Non-Residents Starting September)
Economic Observer, August 22, 2012

Protests and Petitions

“永州上访妈妈被劳教事件”再调查 (A New Investigation into Case of Mother Sent to Reeducation for Petitioning for Justice in Daughter's Rape Case)
China Woman, August 22, 2012

Public Health

Children Suffer Lead Poisoning from Power Plant
Sina, August 22, 2012


四川阿坝卡西寺一僧人获刑七年 阿坝红原知名歌手被拘捕 (Ngawa, Sichuan: Monk Sentenced to 7 Years, Singer Detained)
Radio Free Asia, August 21, 2012