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 27, 2012

Hong Kong

胡紅玉:國民教育課程指引失效 (Committee on Nat'l Education Chair Anna Hu: Official National Education Guidelines No Longer Effective)
NOW TV, September 27, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

China's Ai Weiwei Loses Tax Evasion Appeal
Al Jazeera, September 27, 2012

浦志强:相信审理艾未未案件的法官会后悔 (Lawyer Pu Zhiqiang: I Believe the Judges Will Regret Trying the Case)
Radio France Internationale, September 27, 2012中国/20120927-浦志强:相信审理艾未未案件的法官会后悔


Chinese Internet Users to Overtake English Language Users by 2015
The Telegraph, September 26, 2012


Chinese Court Sentences Li Ang to Life in Prison for 2002 Murder of B.C. Student Amanda Zhao
The Province, September 26, 2012

Family of Accused in Amanda Zhao Killing Says Canadian Trial Would Have Been More Just
The Globe and Mail, September 23, 2012


Director Reveals Mystery of China’s Film Censorship System on Weibo
Tea Leaf Nation, September 27, 2012


广州拟为部分家庭生二胎鬆绑 失独扶助标准提出 (Draft Guangzhou Measures Ease Restrictions on Second Child for Some Families)
Yangcheng Evening News, September 27, 2012

Protests and Petitions

大规模游行示威是非常好的政治学习 (HK Papers: Large-scale Protests Are Excellent Study in Politics)
Radio France Internationale, September 27, 2012中国/20120927-大规模游行示威是非常好的政治学习

Public Health

150名“三无病人”长住精神病院 (Guangdong: 150 People with No Identification Papers, Residence, and Family to Contact Have Long Been Patients in Zhongshan's Psychiatric Institutions)
Southern Metropolis Daily, September 27, 2012