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.

Wednesday, January 09, 2013


Beijing to Require ID for Cellphone Numbers
China Daily, January 10, 2013

北京拟出手机实名制管理规定 六成用户已经实名 (Beijing Drafts Regs on Real-name Identification System for Mobile Phone Subscribers)
Beijing Times, December 31, 2012

Fears over Labor Camp Reforms
Radio Free Asia, January 08, 2013

司法部:内地将增加戒毒康复收治规模 (Ministry of Justice: China to Increase Drug Rehab Capacity)
Xinhua News Agency, January 09, 2013