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 29, 2012

Hong Kong

香港观察:国民教育难脱政治任务嫌疑 (Suspicion of Political Motivation Difficult to Shed for National Education Program)
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 28, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

China Cracks Down on Ai Wei Wei Protege Zhao Zhao
Der Spiegel, August 28, 2012

Freedom on Friday for Dissident Wang
The Standard, August 29, 2012

Yahoo! Cited in Decision Sentencing Internet Dissident Wang Xiaoning to 10 Years
Human Rights in China, April 27, 2006

陈光诚可能应邀访问台湾 (Chen Guangcheng May Visit Taiwan)
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 29, 2012


Five Editors Suspended for Reporting Liu Cover-up
South China Morning Post, August 29, 2012


四市试点劳教制度改革 (Nanjing, Lanzhou, Zhengzhou, and Jinan to Pilot Reform of Reeducation-Through-Labor System)
The Beijing News, August 29, 2012

Protests and Petitions

‘Bull’ Proves Hero and Pariah for Beijing
Financial Times, August 28, 2012

反对收地6村民被黑人物砍伤 (Sichuan: 6 Villagers Protesting Land Requisition Knifed by Thugs)
Radio Free Asia, August 28, 2012


公安部谈“随手拍”:被拍者基本没有被拐儿童 (Ministry of Public Security: Child Beggars Whose Pictures Were Taken Were Generally Not Trafficked)
Shandong Business Daily, August 29, 2012


Striker’s Health at Risk
Radio Free Asia, August 28, 2012