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 25, 2012

Hong Kong

Anger as Education Bureau Postpones Release of National Education Report
South China Morning Post, September 25, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

湖南当局以坐牢逼人认同李旺阳自杀结论 (Hunan Authorities Lock Up Rights Defender Zhou Zhirong to Compel Acceptance of "Suicide" Story)
Radio Free Asia, September 24, 2012

十八大来了,胡佳再成“自由城囚徒” (Activist Hu Jia Back under House Arrest as the 18th Party Congress Draws Near)
Deutsche Welle, September 24, 2012,,16257163,00.html

House-arrested Hu Jia Gets a Few Surprise Visitors
South China Morning Post, September 25, 2012


Working Conditions: The Persistence of Problems in China’s Factories
The Wall Street Journal, September 25, 2012

Land Policy

拆迁补偿款"瘦身"记 (The "Downsizing" of Demolition Compensation)
Southern Metropolis Daily, September 25, 2012


New Media Boosts Social Good in China
Xinhua News Agency, September 25, 2012


料十八大後審薄 (Bo Xilai Expected to Be Tried after 18th Party Congress)
Ming Pao, September 25, 2012

Protests and Petitions

海南数千村民示威反贪 警催泪弹镇压十多人被抓 (Dozen Detained after Police Tear-gas Thousands of Hainan Villagers Protesting Corruption)
Radio Free Asia, September 24, 2012


'Special Talks' on Tibetan Crisis
Radio Free Asia, September 24, 2012