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, September 11, 2012

Hong Kong

佔領中環遭清場 場面激烈 (HSBC Plaza Intense as Occupy Central Protest Forcibly Cleared)

Central News Agency, September 11, 2012


Photos: Hong Kong Occupy Protesters Removed

China Realtime Report, September 11, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

陈平福被“以言入罪”多人抱不平 (Many Outraged at Chen Pingfu Being Tried for Speech Crimes)

Radio Free Asia, September 10, 2012


反对文字狱 (Signature Campaign to Support Chen Pingfu and Oppose Criminalization of Speech)

Wang Shuyao, Zhi Yi, and 28 Others, September 8, 2012


Samsung Accused of Sex Discrimination in China Plant

The Register, September 11, 2012


A Jail for China's Elite: Better Food, Beds, Cells

The Associated Press, September 11, 2012

Protests and Petitions

Courts Uphold Labor Camp Sentence Handed to Protestors

Caixin, September 7, 2012

Public Health

上海社区调查行为异常人员 追踪不出门不上班者 (Shanghai to Investigate People with "Abnormal Behavior” Such as Not Leaving Home or Going to Work or School, as Signs of Mentally Illness)

Shanghai Evening Post, September 10, 2012