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, January 08, 2013


Beijing Says Party’s Control of Press ‘Unshakable’ after Southern Weekend Strike
SCMP Blog, January 08, 2013

China Celebrities Back Censorship Protest
Agence France-Presse, January 08, 2013

Odd Stirrings Online amid Official Silence as Authorities Plan Southern Weekend's Future
Locustland, January 08, 2013

德国记者毕节采访器材“遭破坏”  (Guizhou: Der Spiegel Reporter’s Equipment “Destroyed” whilst Covering Story on Children Who Suffocated in Trash Bin)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 08, 2012