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, February 07, 2013

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Poor Living in Cages and Cubicles
The Associated Press, February 7, 2013

梁就練乙錚文章發律師信 指評論失實促《信報》道歉 學者恐激民憤 (Chief Executive Leung Issues Letter to HK Economic Journal Demanding Apology for Article Alleging Triad Ties)
Ming Pao, February 7, 2013

CY Leung Alleges Defamation, Demands Newspaper Apology
South China Morning Post, February 7, 2013

梁振英重申尊重言論自由 (CY Leung Reaffirms Respect for Free Speech)
Sing Tao Daily, February 7, 2013


Unhappy with Sentences
Global Times, February 7, 2013

10名在京截访者被判刑,谁是幕后主使? (Who Is the Hand Behind the Scenes Who Caused the Petitioners to Be Put into the Black Jail?)
China Youth Daily, February 6, 2013

Migrant Workers

我国百名律师发起成立公益平台助农民工讨薪 (Lawyers Launch Public Service Platform to Help Migrant Workers Get Due Back Pay)
Beijing Evening News, February 4, 2013

Protests and Petitions

Village Activist Locked Up along with Entire Family after Protest
South China Morning Post, February 7, 2013

简讯:江苏启东16名环保示威者被判刑 (16 Protesting against Paper Mill Sewage in Qidong, Jiangsu Sentenced)
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 6, 2013


Chinese Intellectuals Avoid Key Issues amid Censorship Fears, Says Author
The Guardian, February 6, 2013