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 25, 2013


Child Trafficking: A Cruel Trade
The Economist, January 26, 2013

Human Rights Defenders

Woman Gets Locked in Morgue after Labour Camp, Beijing Petition
South China Morning Post, January 25, 2013

黑龙江回应女子上访被关太平间:政府必须认账 (Heilongjiang Responds to Case of Woman Locked in Abandoned Morgue for Three Years after Serving Reeducation-through-Labor for Petitioning: Govt Should Own Up)
Sina, January 24, 2013

Protests and Petitions

Mainland Migrant Workers Ask Li Ka-shing for Unpaid Wages
South China Morning Post, January 25, 2013

Public Health

教师笔试面试考第一遭拒录 江西省艾滋歧视第一案原告获赔 (Jiangxi's First HIV/AIDS Discrimination Case Ends in Compensation for Complainant)
Jiang Nan City Daily, January 25, 2013


Tibetans Fight Back against Declining "Reverence for Nature"
China Dialogue, January 23, 2013


Uyghurs Harassed during Visit
Radio Free Asia, January 24, 2013

知情人士:努尔买买提·亚森还活着 (Person in the Know: Nurmuhemmet Yasin Still Alive)
Uighur Biz, January 23, 2013