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 20, 2012

Hong Kong

HK Suffers Most Deaths in Region from Ship Pollution
South China Morning Post, September 20, 2012

香港市民对中国前途信心走低 (Hong Kongers' Confidence in China's Prospects on Decline)
Deutsche Welle, September 19, 2012,,16251034,00.html


Railway Worker Badly Injured Preventing a Major Accident Has to Fight for Compensation
China Labour Bulletin, September 20, 2012

湖南工伤-裴永红 (Interview Series with Injured Hunanese Worker Pei Yonghong)
China Labour Bulletin, November 2011

Migrant Workers

在陕流动人口下月起享市民待遇 暂住证将成历史 (Migrant Workers in Shaanxi to Enjoy Urban Residential Treatment Beginning Oct)
Sanqin Daily, September 20, 2012


Total Denial and the Will to Forget
China Media Project, September 19, 2012

Protests and Petitions

村民堵路反对收地数老人被打伤 (Villagers Block Traffic Protesting Injuries of Several Eldery during Land Requisition)
Radio Free Asia, September 19, 2012


Ageing China: Changes and Challenges
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 19, 2012

Beggars Kept Like Cattle for Their Own Protection
Global Times, September 19, 2012


台湾民主改造中国学生? (Is Taiwanese Democracy Changing Mainland Chinese Students?)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 19, 2012