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, February 05, 2013

Bilateral Ties

Malaysia Slammed for Deporting Uyghurs
Agence France-Presse, February 5, 2013

Hong Kong

家長組爆「中聯辦代表」邀談國教 (National Education Parents Concern Group: CE Leung's Former Assistant Represented Mainland Liaison Office in Trying to Arrange Meeting on National Education)
Ming Pao, February 4, 2013

Liaison Office 'Sought Meeting on National Curriculum'
South China Morning Post, February 4, 2013

Human Rights Defenders

朱虞夫申请保外就医遭拒 谢福林狱中健康恶化 (Zhu Yufu's Application for Release on Medical Bail Rejected, Xie Fulin's Health Worsens in Prison)
Radio Free Asia, February 4, 2013


Guangzhou Street Cleaners Promised 20 Percent Pay Increase after City-wide Strikes
China Labour Bulletin, February 3, 2013


Trials under the Open Sky
Global Times, February 4, 2013

10名“黑保安”非法拘禁来京访民 被判非法拘禁罪 (Henan: 10 Security Guards Sentenced to 6mo-2yrs over Illegal Detention of Petitioners)
Xinhua News Agency, February 5, 2013

Protests and Petitions

云南瑶民示威抗议政府非法征地 四川失地农民阻止开工被打伤 (Kunming: Yao Villagers Protest Illegal Land Requisition)
Radio Free Asia, February 4, 2013