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, October 03, 2012

Economic Development

The End of the Great Migration - a Factory Town's Downward Slide
Marketplace, October 1, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Ai Weiwei: Shutdown of Wife's Company Is to 'Maintain Face'
The Wall Street Journal, October 2, 2012

“十八大前多名沪维权人士被刑拘” (Shanghainese Rights Defenders Detained as 18th Party Congress Approaches)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 3, 2012

Shanghai Rights Defenders Detained in Advance of 18th Party Congress
Human Rights in China, October 2, 2012


U.S. Misses Full Truth on China Factory Workers
CNN, October 1, 2012

中国环卫工人处境可悲:工资低,无保险,工作高危 (Sad Plight of China's Sanitation Workers: Low Wages, No Insurance, Perilous Work)
Radio Free Asia, October 2, 2012


人民日報談司法改革:勿片面「法律至上」 (People's Daily on Judicial Reform: Do Not Unilaterally "Place the Law before Everything Else")
Ming Pao, October 2, 2012

People's Daily, September 28, 2012


Thousands Take to Macau's Streets in Diverse Protest
South China Morning Post, October 2, 2012

澳門十一遊行 抗議物價急升 (Macanese Protest Rising Prices in National Day Demonstration)
United Daily News, October 1, 2012


四川阿坝再有数名藏人被判刑 藏人行政中央纪念国际非暴力日 (Several Tibetans Sentenced in Ngawa, Sichuan)
Radio Free Asia, October 2, 2012