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.

Thursday, January 24, 2013


报告称汽车增长加大减排难度 (CASS: More Cars Will Increase Problems in Reducing Emissions)
Economic Observer, January 24, 2013


粵政協開幕 《南周》成焦點 (Southern Weekly Scandal a Focus Point as Guangdong CPPCC Opens)
Ming Pao, January 24, 2013

Southern Weekly Incident: The Rise of Civil Disobedience in China
HRIC Commentary, January 11, 2013


Sichuan to Require All Online Maps Be Approved
Global Times, January 23, 2013

四川省地图管理办法 (Measures of Sichuan Province on the Administration of Maps)
Sichuan Provincial People's Government, January 9, 2013

Land Policy

'Land-saving' Bridge building Faces Demolition
South China Morning Post, January 24, 2013


新闻管制无处不在:删片、删贴、封网 (Information Control Everywhere: Movies Cut, Posts Deleted, Sites Blocked)
Deutsche Welle, January 23, 2013新闻管制无处不在删片删贴封网/a-16545067


Teen Dies before Burning Protest
Radio Free Asia, January 23, 2013


在囚阿里木江被剥夺家属探视权 (Imprisoned Uyghur Pastor Alimjan Himit Denied Family Visit)
Radio Free Asia, January 23, 2013