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.

Friday, September 28, 2012


环保组织呼吁增加“按日记罚”等重要环境制度 (Environmental Group Calls for Adding Significant Institutions such as Public Interest Litigation in Environmental Protection Law)
Legal Daily, September 28, 2012

Hong Kong

Press Intimidation Alleged in HK as Apple Daily Photographer Faces Court
South China Morning Post, September 28, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

維權人士被勸離京 泄十八大開會日子 (Rights Activists Told to Leave Beijing, Hinting Days of 18th Party Congress)
Ming Pao, September 28, 2012


Officers Trying Evil Eye to Get Rid of Vendors
Shanghai Daily, September 28, 2012


北京:家属、律师可预约会见在押的服刑罪犯 (Beijing: Family and Lawyers Can Arrange Meetings with Criminal Suspects in Detention)
Xinhua News Agency, September 28, 2012

Protests and Petitions

拆迁户抗议无安置遭警驱散 (Anhui: Police Disperse Protest by Evictees Who Had Not Been Relocated)
Radio Free Asia, September 27, 2012

湖北村民與警衝突一死一傷 (1 Dead, 1 Injured in Clash between Hubei Villagers and Police)
Ming Pao, September 27, 2012


Vanishing Languages Saved for Posterity
China Daily, September 28, 2012