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 15, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Peace Winner in Feral Attack
Agence France-Presse, October 15, 2012

廖亦武:这个帝国必须分裂 (Liao Yiwu: This Empire Must Break Up)
Deutsche Welle, October 14, 2012,,16305414,00.html

陈光诚侄子可能遭不公审判 (Chen Guangcheng's Nephew May Not Get Fair Trial)
Deutsche Welle, October 13, 2012,,16304269,00.html

陈克贵伤人案已移送检察院起诉 (Chen Kegui's Case Sent to Procuratorate)
Radio Free Asia, October 12, 2012

For more on Chen Kegui's case, see:
Family of Chen Kegui Rejects Officially Appointed Lawyers
Human Rights in China, July 25, 2012


劳教释放的人为什么还“害怕” (Why People Are Still Afraid after Being Released from Reeducation-Through-Labor)
The Beijing News, October 13, 2012


iSun Affairs Magazine Expands, Betting on Hard-hitting Reports
South China Morning Post, October 13, 2012


潘基文对中国人权问题态度保留 (UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Maintains Approach on Rights Issues in China)
Deutsche Welle, October 13, 2012,,16304717,00.html

Protests and Petitions

陕西镇安农妇因上访被送精神病院 县长当面道歉 (Shaanxi County Head Apologizes in Person for Farmer's Institutionalization after Petitioning 11 Times)
China News Service, October 13, 2012

村民讨徵地赔偿自焚死亡 (Hubei Villager Dies in Self-immolation in Midst of Dispute over Land Compensation)
Radio Free Asia, October 12, 2012

Public Health

民间组织认为中国防治艾滋病的新五年计划侵犯艾滋病人人权 (NGO: New Five Year Plan to Prevent AIDS Infringes on Rights of AIDS Patients)
Radio Free Asia, October 12, 2012


Tibetan Religious Leader's Grandfather Set Himself on Fire
Hindustan Times, October 13, 2012


Suicide Attack on National Day
Radio Free Asia, October 12, 2012