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 31, 2012


Migrant Children Need More than Food and Education
China Daily, October 31, 2012

For the report, see:
中国儿童慈善需求研究报告(2012) (Framework to Study the Needs of Children in China 2012)
China Children and Teenagers' Fund and the Beijing Normal University China Philanthropy Research Institute

Hong Kong

Marchers call for Fairer Treatment of Refugees in Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, October 31, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

維權名人十八大前禁留京 (Well-known Rights Activists Forbidden from Remaining in Beijing during Upcoming Party Congress)
Ming Pao, Octobers 30, 2012

Beijing Beefs Up Security Support for CPC Congress
Xinhua News Agency, October 30, 2012


Tribunal Hears Case of Injured Foxconn Worker
China Daily, October 31, 2012

For more on Zhang Tingzhen's case, see:
富士康员工工伤遭合同陷阱:人在深圳按外地标准 (Injured Foxconn Worker Trapped by Contract Stipulations)
Daily Sunshine, September 28, 2012


Politics before Justice for Bo Xilai, Chen Kegui
South China Morning Post, October 31, 2012

重庆平反三宗劳教案 (Chongqing Redresses 3 Reeducation-Through-Labor Cases)
Economic Observer, October 31, 2012

劳动合同法修改二审推延 (Deliberation on Labor Contract Law Revisions Postponed)
Economic Observer, October 27, 2012

Debate on Revisions to Labour Contract Law Delayed Because of Deluge of Submissions
China Labour Bulletin, October 31, 2012


公安部:涉及公共利益案件应主动公开 (MPS: Organs Should Take the Initiative to Make Public Details on Cases Involving Public Interest)
The Beijing News, October 31, 2012

公安机关执法公开规定 (Regulations on the Transparency of Public Security Organs in Enforcing the Law)
Ministry of Public Security, October 1, 2012

Public Health

Uproar after Hospitals Turn Away Pregnant Woman
Xinhua News Agency, October 30, 2012