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, September 06, 2012


iPhone 5趕工 高校逼學生富士康「實習」 (Jiangsu: College Students Forced to "Intern" with Foxconn to Work on iPhone5)

Ming Pao, September 6, 2012

Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Record on Disabled Rights Attacked at UN

South China Morning Post, September 6, 2012

For NGO submissions on Hong Kong and the China's Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities:

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - 8th session

學聯發動9.11大專罷課 (Student Alliance Plans Class Boycott for Sept 11)

Ming Pao, September 6, 2012

Human Rights Defender

网上发言教师被指“颠覆”开审 (Gansu Teacher Chen Pingfu Tried for Inciting Subversion after Writing Critical Political Article Online)

Radio Free Asia, September 5, 2012

周德才因维权被判5年 (Henan Activist Zhou Decai Sentenced to 5yrs for Gathering a Crowd to Disturb Social Order)

Radio Free Asia, September 4, 2012


《东方早报》揭露毒奶粉记者离职 (Oriental Morning Daily Reporter Who Broke Tainted Milk Story Quits, Laments Dead Ideals)

British Broadcasting Corporation, September 4, 2012


公安部有关负责人解读14项便民利民措施 网上预约减少律师会见在押人员等候时间 (Ministry of Public Security: New Measures Allow Lawyers and Families to Arrange Meetings with Suspects Online)

Legal Daily, September 6, 2012

Rural Issues

Rural Schools Suffer Poor Resource Distribution

Xinhua News Agency, September 5, 2012


'A Thorn in Their Eyes'

Radio Free Asia, September 5, 2012