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 17, 2012


Beijing-friendly Macau Sees No Need for National Education

South China Morning Post, September 16, 2012


Guangdong's Liberal Party Boss Wang Yang May Still Be ahead of His Time

South China Morning Post, September 17, 2012

Protests and Petitions

港媒分析中港两地反日示威 (HK Media Examine Anti-Japanese Protests in HK and PRC)

British Broadcasting Corporation, September 17, 2012


广州警方刑拘10名游行中打砸分子 (Guangzhou: 10 Criminally Detained for Violence during Protests)

Southern Metropolis Daily, September 17, 2012

南早記者被公安亂棍扑爆鼻 (Shenzhen: SCMP Photographer Beaten by Police)

Ming Pao, September 17, 2012


警武力清場 記者遭棍打 (Ming Pao Journalist Hit during Protest Clean-up)

Ming Pao, September 17, 2012

深圳民主人士多人打横幅上街被抓捕 (Shenzhen: Democracy Advocates Detained after Joining Island Protest March with Diaoyu Banner also Advocating Freedom, Democracy, Rights)

Canyu, September 16, 2012

广州港资厂工人周五大罢工 争取工资与福利待遇 (Guangzhou Factory Workers Strike for Wages and Welfare)

Radio Free Asia, September 14, 2012

Public Health

Landlord Forces Volunteers to Close Free AIDS Shelter

Shanghai Daily, September 17, 2012