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 24, 2012

Hong Kong

遊行至北角警署 八人罪成 (Eight Sentenced for March to North Point Police Office following June 4, 2011 Gathering without Obtaining Written Permit)
Sing Tao Daily, September 21, 2012


HK Journalists Call on Beijing to Curb Mistreatment of City's Reporters
South China Morning Post, September 24, 2012

《墓碑》法文版问世 作者杨继绳或遭监控 (As French Edition of Book on Great Leap Forward Famine Is Published, Author Yang Jisheng May Be under Surveillance)
Radio France Internationale, September 20, 2012中国/20120920-《墓碑》法文版问世-作者杨继绳或受监控

For a review of Tombstone, see:
Historical Documents of the Sins of the Mao Era
China Rights Forum, 2009, no. 2


China Closes in on Bo Xilai after Jailing Ex-police Chief
Reuters, September 24, 2012

王立军徇私枉法、叛逃、滥用职权、受贿案一审宣判 (Wang Lijun Sentenced)
Xinhua News Agency, September 24, 2012

Protests and Petitions

2,000-worker Riot at Foxconn Factory in China Reportedly Leads to 10 Deaths
The Next Web, September 24, 2012

乌坎一周年 民众再抗议 (Another Protest at the One-year Anniversary of Wukan)
Deutsche Welle, September 22, 2012,,16254531,00.html

遼寧非法強徵土地 警員射殺村民 (Liaoning: Police Shoot Villager Dead during Protest over Illegal Land Requisition)
Ming Pao, September 24, 2012

盘锦警察枪杀村民质疑:违法强拆还是暴力抗法? (Doubts in the Liaoning Shooting: An Illegal Demolition or a Violent
Resistance of Law Enforcement?)
People's Daily, September 24, 2012


Reform-minded Zhang Chunxian Takes Tough Line on Xinjiang Violence
South China Morning Post, September 24, 2012