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.

Sunday, December 09, 2012

Economic Development

China Survey Shows Wealth Gap Soaring as Xi Pledges Help
Bloomberg News, December 9, 2012

Human Rights

Will 2013 See Progress in China's Rights Protection?
South China Morning Post, December 10, 2012

中国人权状况恶化 (China's Human Rights Situation Worsens)
Deutsche Welle, December 10, 2012中国人权状况恶化/a-16435542


Xinhua Journalists 'Spy' for Communist Party
South China Morning Post, December 7, 2012

Protests and Petitions

民眾攔途申冤被帶走 (Shenzhen: Petitioners Detained during Xi Jinping Visit)
Ming Pao, December 9, 2012

北京反高鐵示威 當局罕有批准 (Rare Permitted Demonstration of Beijing Villagers Calling for Halt of Highspeed Rail Project)
Ming Pao, December 10, 2012

贵州仁怀政务大厅受冲击 事态已平息17人被处分 (Guizhou: 1K Clash with Police after 2 Dead and 3 Injured in Demolition)
Changjiang Daily, December 9, 2012


Burning Tibetan Calls for Independence, Two Self-immolations in a Day
Phayul, December 8, 2012

四川警方侦破达赖集团煽动自焚杀人案 (Sichuan: 2 of "Dalai Clique" Held for Inciting Self-immolations)
Xinhua News Agency, December 10, 2012