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, November 21, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

内蒙哈达之子打破沉默 揭露当局陷他家于生存困境 (Mongolian Activist Hada's Son Breaks Silence, Reveals Difficult Situation Authorities Have Placed Their Family In)
Radio Free Asia, November 20, 2012

Notes from a recent interview with Xinna (Hada's wife) are available at:
哈达被秘密关押 家人恳求国际关注
Mongolian Dissident Hada in 23rd Month of Unlawful Detention after Long Prison Term; Family Appeals for International Attention
Human Rights in China, October 22, 2012

Migrant Workers

Grim Fate of Migrant Workers Maimed in China's 'Black Factories'
South China Morning Post, November 21, 2012


甘肃拟规定城管员可对暴力抗法使用身体强制力 (Gansu Drafts Guidelines Stipulating Urban Management Officers Can Use Physical Coercion When Encountering Violent Resistance to Law Enforcement)
China News Service, November 21, 2012

甘肃省城市管理行政执法指南 (Gansu Provincial Guidelines on the Administrative Enforcement of Law by Urban Management)
November 2012


China's Backroom Power Brokers Block Reform Candidates
Reuters, November 21, 2012

Protests and Petitions

18大后各地强拆又已开始 济南青岛两市连续引发抗议 (Protests in Jinan and Qingdao as Requisition and Demolitions Resume after 18th Party Congress)
Radio Free Asia, November 20, 2012


China Sets Up Firefighters at Tibetan Monasteries
The Guardian, November 20, 2012

Two More Tibetans Self-immolate    
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 21, 2012