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, November 12, 2012

18th Party Congress

北京维稳志愿者抱怨“被自愿” (Beijing's Security Volunteers Complain of Being Forced to Do So)
Deutsche Welle, November 11, 2012北京维稳志愿者抱怨被自愿/a-16369771

Hong Kong

林焕光批政府迴避同性恋 (Equal Opportunities Com Head Lam: HK Govt's Handling of Equal Rights for Gays a Disappointment, Urges Inclusion of All Voices in Society)
Sing Pao Daily, November 11, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Soliciting Justice
Global Times, November 9, 2012

Land Policy

十八大代表谈征地制度:最大问题是补偿标准过低 (18th Party Congress Rep Talks Land Requisition System: Biggest Problem Is Low Compensation)
China National Radio, November 12, 2012


China Says No to Foreign Rights Monitors for Tibet
Reuters, November 9, 2012

Rural Issues

Chinese Farmers Fight Back against State Controls
USA Today, November 11, 2012


Hundreds of Tibetans Protest against Chinese Rule as Leaders Gather in Beijing
The Associated Press, November 9, 2012

甘肃合作市再度发生自焚身亡事件 (Gansu: Another Self-immolation Death)
Radio Free Asia, November 11, 2012