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 28, 2012

Hong Kong

Hong Kong ‘Occupy’ Protesters Refuse to Leave
China RealTime Report, August 28, 2012


深圳千人工潮持续五天 (Shenzhen 1K Worker Strike Continues into Day Five)
Radio Free Asia, August 27, 2012


Senior Official Urges Deepened Judicial System Reform
Xinhua News Agency, August 27, 2012

精神卫生法草案二审“强制住院治疗”删除 (Stipulations on Forcible Institutionalization Removed from Draft Mental Health Law)
The Beijing News, August 28, 2012

劳教废立之间 (Reform or Abolishment for Reeducation-Through-Labor?)
Caijing Magazine, August 26, 2012

Protests and Petitions

Chinese AIDS Patients Protesting Lack of Aid Pull Down Local Government Gate, Beaten by Police
The Associated Press, August 27, 2012

中共18大和访民的距离有多远? (How Great Is the Distance between Petitioners and the 18th Party Congress?)
Radio France Internationale, August 27, 2012中国/20120827-中共18大和访民的距离有多远

拆哪!张家界再酿抗强拆惨剧 (Another Tragic Anti-demolition Protest in Zhangjiajie, Hunan)
Deutsche Welle, August 27, 2012,,16195722,00.html


Teens Set Themselves on Fire, Take Tibet Burnings over 50: Group
Reuters, August 27, 2012