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 11, 2013

Hong Kong

Leung Chun-ying Urged to Act on 'Nomadic' Children
South China Morning Post, February 12, 2013


Why China’s Landslide Victims Were Cremated by the State
Caixin, February 11, 2013


福清纪委爆炸案真相未明 吴昌龙阔别 年重踏家门 (Man sentenced to death for murder released after 12 years in prison without explanation)
Radio Free Asia, February 08, 2013


渝交警暴力执法千人堵路抗议 粤民众抗议政府失职被警殴 (Thousand protest against police violence in Chongqing)
Radio Free Asia, February 08, 2013


A house Divided: China’s government unveils a sprawling plan to fight inequality
The Economist, February 09, 2013


No New Year celebrations for Tibetans in center of unrest
Reuters, February 11, 2013

四川炉霍五藏人被判刑 甘肃夏河藏人在藏历年磕长头声援同胞 (5 Tibetans sentenced to 10 to 14 years for protesting)
Radio Free Asia, February 10, 2013


维女大学生及家人被传唤 (Uyghur academic Ilham Tohti under 24-hr surveillance, his website attacked)
Radio Free Asia, February 08, 2013