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, February 04, 2013


Flattening Every Hill
Global Times, February 4, 2013


河南塌桥赔偿同命不同价:农村18万 城镇40万 (Different Compensation for Rural and Urban Hukou Holders in Henan Bridge Collapse)
Henan Business Daily, February 4, 2013

Human Rights Defenders

维权警民在京首次联欢 盼春风送暖 (Former Police Officers Fighting for Their Rights Manage to Meet in Beijing for First Time)
Voice of America, February 3, 2013

蒙冤警察被关黑监狱 江富友处境危殆
Former Police Officers Held in Black Jails, One Began Hunger Strike
Human Rights in China, November 7, 2013


Foxconn Plans Chinese Union Vote
Financial Times, February 3, 2013

重庆农民工讨薪事件调查 (A Look into the Chongqing Migrant Workers' Fight for Unpaid Wages)
Fazhi Wencui Bao, February 1, 2013


Reformers Aim to Get China to Live Up to Own Constitution
The New York Times, February 3, 2013


新疆學者前赴美國被拒 (Uyghur Academic Ilham Tohti and Daughter Detained at Airport en Route to US, Denied Permission to Leave Country)
Ming Pao, February 3, 2013新疆學者前赴美國被拒-134813827.html

Detaining Ilham Tohti in Beijing: Xinjiang Security Sector’s Extraterritoriality
Xinjiang Review Blog, February 4, 2013