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.

Monday, September 03, 2012

Civil Society

深圳封杀劳工维权NGO 与粤社改新政唱反调 (Shenzhen Labor NGO Kept Blocked from Registering, under Heavy Pressure)
Ming Pao, September 3, 2012

反对暴力﹗要求法治﹗ 社会要发展,劳工公益机构要生存﹗ (Oppose Violence! Demand Rule of Law! Labor Civic Groups Must Exist for Society to Grow!)
Little Grass Workers' Home, August 31, 2012

Government Crackdown on Labor Groups Worsens in South China
Global Post, September 2, 2012

Hong Kong

快乐反洗脑 (A Merry Protest against Brainwashing National Education)
Ming Pao, September 2, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

China Frees Yahoo! Dissident after 10 Years
Agence France-Presse, August 31, 2012

Internet Dissident Wang Xiaoning Released from Jail; He Depu Portrays Prison Life with Wang
Human Rights in China, August 31, 2012


深圳拟重罚不文明行为 多数外来工并不知情 (Majority of Migrant Workers Unaware of Draft Shenzhen Regs Imposing Severe Punishment on Uncivilized Behavior)
Workers' Daily, September 3, 2012


Husband Fired over 'Excess' Birth
Radio Free Asia, August 30, 2012

Protests and Petitions

Villager Sets Off Explosives in Govt Compound
Xinhua News Agency, September 3, 2012

天津警方将一暴力拆迁受害者从医院急诊观察室带走 (Tianjin: Police Detain and Remove Injured Victim of Violent Anti-demolition Protest from Hospital Emergency Monitoring Room)
Radio Free Asia, September 2, 2012


Low Political Participation among Chinese
Xinhua News Agency, September 1, 2012