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.

Friday, December 14, 2012

Hong Kong

Action Call over Kids of Migrants Living in Poverty
The Standard, December 14, 2012

Jackie Chan Suggests Hong Kong Curb Rights
The Associated Press, December 13, 2012

促終院提釋法息居港權爭議 學者指做法開壞先例 袁國強否認帶來法治風暴 (Controversy over HK Right of Abode Appeal to Beijing: Scholars Say It Creates a Bad Precedent, Secretary for Justice Yuen Denies It Will Produce a Crisis over Rule of Law)
am730, December 14, 2012

'Ask Beijing' Call Dismays Lawyers
The Standard, December 14, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

US Lawmakers, Chinese Friends Seek Liu Xiaobo Release
Agence France-Presse, December 14, 2012

警察也喊冤 媒体不敢报 (No Media Reports on "First Press Conference of Aggrieved Police Officers from Across China" Held This Week in Beijing)
Radio Free Asia, December 13, 2012

全国蒙冤警察在京召开了第一次新闻发布会 (Aggrieved Police Officers from across China Hold Their First Press Conference in Beijing)
December 11, 2012


律师称明年部分节假日安排被指涉嫌违反劳动法 (Lawyer: Part of 2013's Holiday Schedule May Be in Violation of Labor Law)
Legal Daily, December 14, 2012


Courts Need to Be More Open to Public
China Daily, December 14, 2012


郑州半月两名露宿者死亡 公众质疑政府无为救助 (Zhengzhou, Henan: Two Migrant Workers Die Sleeping under Overpass in Half a Month, Public Questions Why Gov't Didn't Assist)
Xinhua News Agency, December 14, 2012