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 29, 2013

Death Penalty

Chinese Officials Urged Not to Execute Domestic Violence Victim
The Guardian, January 28, 2013

Related, and with unofficial EN trans:
Reconsidering the Death Penalty on the Basis of Li Yan's Case
Oriental Morning Post, January 29, 2013

Hong Kong

港府修法限新聞自由 惹反彈 (HK Journalists Publish Full-page Protest against Amended Ordinance Limiting Access to Information)
China Times, January 29, 2013

Human Rights Defenders

Hada's Mental Health Slipping
Radio Free Asia, January 28, 2013

Mongolian Dissident Hada in Illegal Detention Is Mentally Ill; Son Details Abuses by Authorities
Human Rights in China, January 25, 2013


广东省司法厅:广东今年或适时停止劳教 (Guangdong Judicial Dept: Province May Halt Reeducation-Through-System This Year or in Due Course)
Southern Daily, January 29, 2013


探訪手記﹕稱「歡迎採訪」 記者卻被拒 (Reporters Told They'd Be Welcome to Cover the Guangdong Congress Meetings, then Refused Coverage)
Ming Pao, January 28, 2013

Rural Issues

城镇化十年规划待出 聚焦农民“五权”保障 (10yr Plan for Urbanization to Be Release at Upcoming 2 Sessions, Focus on Guaranteeing "Five Rights" of Farmers)
The Economic Observer, January 28, 2013


Feature: Monk Goads People to Commit Suicide
Xinhua News Agency, January 28, 2013