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.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Economic Development

Web Campaign Shows Chinese Riches Don't Trickle Down to Shabby Villages
South China Morning Post, December 18, 2012

Hong Kong

More Sex Workers Report Abuse by Police, Survey Finds
South China Morning Post, December 17, 2012

香港性工作者反抗“食霸王餐”情形增加 (HK Sex Workers Protest Increase of Refusals to Pay for Services)
China News Service, December 18, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

陈克贵疑受压不上诉 (Chen Kegui Suspended of Being Pressured to Not Appeal Sentence)
Radio Free Asia, December 17, 2012


Opposition to Labor Camps Widens in China
The New York Times, December 14, 2012

3名重庆市民获撤销劳教决定 (Chongqing: Three Reeducation-Through-Labor Decisions Rescinded)
Radio Free Asia, December 17, 2012


名导谢飞「公开信」痛批影审 (Noted Director Xie Fei Issues Open Letter Criticizing Film Censorship)
Sing Pao, December 18, 2012


China Permits Prisoners in Beijing Jails to Order Food Online
Press Trust of India, December 13, 2012

Protests and Petitions

Shifted by Officials
Global Times, December 17, 2012


七成援藏项目运转困难 学者吁援助应尊重民族文化
Aid Programs in Tibet Lack Efficiency, Says Scholar
Caixin, December 18, 2012