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, December 03, 2012

Hong Kong

Myths about Poor Justify Hong Kong's 'Third World' Spending on Social Welfare
South China Morning Post, November 30, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Blind Activist Chen Guangcheng Appeals to China's Xi Jinping
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 3, 2012

外交部不滿別國干涉陳克貴被判刑 (Ministry of Foreign Affairs Not Pleased That Other Countries Are Meddling in Sentence of Chen Guangcheng's Nephew Chen Kegui)
Metro Radio, December 3, 2012

美批中国审陈克贵司法不公 (US: Chen Kegui Trial Unjust)
Sinchew Daily, November 30, 2012


Black Jail Sentence Fake: Court
Global Times, December 3, 2012

10截訪者首判囚 「中國人權里程碑」 (10 Men Who Intercepted Henan Petitioners Tried and Convicted of "Illegal Detention" in "Milestone" for Human Rights)
Ming Pao, November 29, 2012

河北2名青年骂官员被劳教 或成“劳教任务”牺牲品 (Two Hebei Youths Ordered to Reeducation for Scolding Official)
China Newsweek, December 2, 2012

Public Health

Pilot Project on Mainland Helps Identify More Patients with TB
South China Morning Post, December 3, 2012


四川若尔盖县再有藏人自焚抗议 流亡西藏内阁称将用行动缓和藏区局势 (Ngawa, Sichuan: Another Self-immolation)
Radio Free Asia, November 30, 2012