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, January 04, 2013


Rule against Gender Discrimination Takes Effect
China Daily, January 03, 2013


What Worker Shortage? The Real Story of China’s Migrants
China Realtime Report, January 04, 2013


Bo Xilai Case Is the biggest Test for China's Legal Progress Since Gang of Four Trial
South China Morning Post, January 04, 2013

Policeman Wang Dengchao Jailed for Graft 'after Calling for Democracy'
South China Morning Post, January 04, 2013

深圳警员王登朝因民主活动入狱案再添新证据 (New Evidence in Case of Shenzhen Officer Sent to Jail for Activities Promoting Democracy)
Civil Rights & Livelihood Watch, December 21, 2012


《南周》聲明轟新聞審查 (Southern Weekly Appeal Blasts News Censorship)
Ming Pao, January 04, 2013

Open Letter Ups the Ante in the Southern Weekly Incident
China Media Project, January 04, 2013

中国否认对纽约时报记者拒发签证 (MFA Denies New York Times Reporter's Visa App Rejected)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 03, 2013


这样的政治改革,不值得期待 (Not Worth Waiting for Political Reform Like This)
Radio France Internationale, January 03, 2013中国/20130103-这样的政治改革,不值得期待

Protests and Petitions

東莞千川籍民工示威 爆警民衝突 (Dongguan: Demonstration by 1K Migrant Workers from Sichuan Becomes Clash with Police)
Australia Daily, January 04, 2013