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.

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Bilateral Ties

Nepal Maoists under Lens over China's Airport Deal
Times News Network, October 8, 2012

Hong Kong

擱指引 國教科名存實亡 (National Education Exists in Name Only)
Ming Pao, October 9, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

China 'Steals Wife's Freedom' to Pressurise Liu Xiaobo
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 8, 2012

For more on Liu Xiaobo, including the writings cited in his conviction, see:
Freedom of Expression on Trial in China
China Rights Forum, 2010, no. 1

创办维权组织马良福劳教申诉未宣判 (No Verdict in Appeal for Ma Liangfu, Activist Ordered to Reeducation-Through-Labor after Forming the China Anti-Corruption Alliance)
Radio Free Asia, October 8, 2012


女民工模仿外交部发言人讨薪:表示强烈不满 (Migrant Worker Expresses Her Discontent re: Salary whilst Imitating Foreign Ministry Press Conference in Video Released Online)
Tencent News, October 9, 2012


White Paper Enumerates China's Judicial Reform Goals
Xinhua News Agency, October 9, 2012

官方称正在研究劳教制度具体改革方案 (Official: We're Researching a Plan for Concrete Reform of the Reeducation-Through-Labor System)
China Radio International, October 9, 2012

Full text of the white paper:
Judicial Reform in China
State Council Information Office, October 2012


甘肃藏回因清真寺爆冲突 当局不制止引致十多人受伤 (Gansu: A Dozen Injured in Hui-Tibetan Conflict over a Mosque)
Radio Free Asia, October 8, 2012