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.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Protests and Petitions

1,000 Workers Hold Managers Hostage in Shanghai Labour Row
South China Morning Post, January 21, 2013

深圳数百居民上街游行 抗议在建LCD工厂项目 (Shenzhen: Hundreds Take to the Streets to Protest Pollution from Factory Being Built)
People's Daily Online, January 20, 2013

广州环卫工市府前集会 持续罢工要求加薪 (Guangzhou Sanitation Workers Strike before Gov’t for Higher Wages)
Voice of America, January 21, 2013