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.

Monday, October 08, 2012

Bilateral Ties

Suicides in Tibet Off Limits
The Australian, October 4, 2012


Wukan Villagers' Experiment with Democracy Has Been Hard Going
South China Morning Post, October 6, 2012


新生代民工拒當機器 軍事化管理失效 (New Generation of Migrant Workers Refuse to Become Machines)
Ming Pao, October 7, 2012

Land Policy

连州维权村长被刑拘 十村民被拘留八天 (Lianzhou, Guangdong Village Chief Criminally Detained on Allegations of Leading Protest against Gov't Land Sale)
Radio Free Asia, October 5, 2012


《开放》:政治局对薄熙来发出追杀令 (Kaifang Magazine: Politburo Issued Kill Order on Bo)
Radio France Internationale, October 4, 2012中国/20121004-政治局对薄熙来发出追杀令

Public Health

卫生部:新规定将促进人体器官分配公平透明 (Ministry of Health: New Regs to Promote Transparency and Fair Distribution of Human Organs)
Guangzhou Daily, October 8, 2012

Lawmakers Want Info on Organs
Radio Free Asia, October 5, 2012


China Says to Add 5 bln Yuan to Public Housing Spend
Reuters, October 8, 2012


青海赛康寺一僧人被捕失踪 刚察县被大肆采煤民怨积深 (Monk Detained, Goes Missing in Qinghai)
Radio Free Asia, October 5, 2012

人权组织称藏族作家在那曲自焚亡 (Rights Group: Tibetan Author Self-Immolates in Nagchu)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 6, 2012