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.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Civil Society

Southern Daily, September 3, 2012

For an English translation, see:
Labor NGOs: Growing Pains
China Development Brief, September 25, 2012

Hong Kong

《讀者》雜誌登陸香港 不談政治 (Mainland's Best-selling General Interest Mag Hits HK, Doesn't Cover Politics)
Ming Pao, September 26, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Chinese Dissident Artist Says the Authorities Still Have His Passport
The New York Times, September 25, 2012

焦国标转监视居住对外隔绝 网民见胡佳只许院内交谈 (Former Professor Detained for Subversion, Jiao Guobiao, Put Under House Arrest at Non-Residential Location)
Radio Free Asia, September 25, 2012


广东珠海日企罢工漫延 工人要求资方加薪 (Zhuhai, Guangdong: Workers Continue Strike at Japanese Factory, Calling for Higher Wages)
Radio Free Asia, September 25, 2012

For more information on strikes in China, see:
CLB Collective Labour Incidents Map
China Labour Bulletin


China May Increase Fine for 'Inaccurate' Maps
ABC News, September 26, 2012