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.

Friday, September 07, 2012

Hong Kong

Academics and Celebrities Join Tamar Protest against National Education

South China Morning Post, September 7, 2012

Hong Kong Goes to Polls with Many Fuming over China Influence

Reuters, September 6, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

京杭异见人士纷遭监控 (Dissidents under Watch in Run-up to 18th Party Congress)

Radio Free Asia, September 6, 2012


Apple Urged to Defy China's One Child Policy

The Register, September 6, 2012

Migrant Workers

随迁子女高考须满足3条件 (Children of Migrant Workers Must Meet Three Conditions to Sit University Entrance Exams Where They Reside)

The Beijing News, September 7, 2012

Protests and Petitions

重庆一女子寻求房屋拆迁补偿时被推入搅拌机 (Chongqing Woman Thrown into Cement Mixer whilst Seeking Compensation for Home Demolition)

Free More News, September 6, 2012


Chongqing Mother Shoved into Cement Mixer over Land Grab Row

South China Morning Post, September 7, 2012

深圳維權NGO上訪抗逼遷 (Shenzhen NGOs Petition against Forced Relocation)

Ming Pao, September 7, 2012

浙江慈溪农民工被杀 三百亲友市府请愿 (Zhejiang: 300 Petition following Death of Migrant Worker)

Radio Free Asia, September 6, 2012


今年起西藏全面实现15年免费教育 (15 Years of Free Education in Tibet Starting This Year)

Southern Metropolis Daily, September 7, 2012