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 21, 2012


China’s Stolen Kids
Global Times, December 21, 2012

Ethnic Minorities

Factoids: Endangered Tongues in the People’s Republic
Ethnic ChinaLit, December 20, 2012

四成少数民族语言面临濒危 保护需多方努力 (40% Minority Languages Facing Immediate Danger)
Morning Post, December 19, 2012

Hong Kong

香港法治正处于危急存亡之秋 (Rule of Law in Hong Kong in Critical Peril)
Radio France Internationale, December 20, 2012中国/20121220-香港法治正处于危急存亡之秋


新闻出版总署就网络出版服务管理办法征求意见 (GAPP Seeking Input on Management Rules for Online Publishing Services)
Legal Daily Online, December 19, 2012

Draft Would Bar Firms with Foreign Links from Net Publishing
Caixin, December 20, 2012

新闻出版总署关于《网络出版服务管理办法》(修订征求意见稿)等规章公开征求意见的通知 (Notice of the General Administration of Press and Publication on Public Solicitation of Opinions on Measures for the Administration of Internet Publishing Services (Revised Draft) and Other Rules)
GAPP, December 18, 2012

Migrant Workers

农民工家长为子女就学维权 (Migrant Worker Parents Fight for Their Children's Right to Education)
Radio France Internaitonale, December 20, 2012中国/20121220-农民工家长为子女就学维权


Judges Decide to Pass on Gay Marriage Case
Agence France-Presse, December 21, 2012


Deported Uyghurs Jailed
Radio Free Asia, December 20, 2012

‘Deported Chinese Muslims at Grave Risk’
Free Malaysia Today, August 25, 2011

维族大学生申请护照被拒网上维权 (Uyghur Student Takes to the Web to Protect Her Rights after Application for Passport Was Denied)
Radio Free Asia, December 19, 2012