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 12, 2013

Bilateral Ties

美国正式公布被制裁的中国公司名单 (US Names Four Chinese Companies in Violation of Iran, North Korea, Syria Non-Proliferation Act)
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 13, 2013

Civil Society

中央财政去年安排2亿元支持社会组织 (China Spent RMB 200 million [US$0.02 per person] in 2012 to Support NGOs)
Xinhua News Agency, February 13, 2013

Consumer Products

质监部门打假 地方干扰严重 (Top Agency for Quality Inspection Cites Local Governments for Thwarting Enforcement)
Beijing News, February 12, 2013
Coming Soon to China: At-Home Toxic Food Test Kits
The Wall Street Journal, February 13, 2013

Public Health

中国艾滋人群被划为“特殊人群”管理范围 (Activist Says AIDS Victims Are Treated as Security Threats)
Radio Free Asia, February 12, 2013

Protests and Petitions

上海访民市中心拉横幅抗议政府 上访多年问题仍未解决 (Shanghai Petitioners Take to Street: “Even Xi Jinping, as Shanghai mayor, could not help”)
Radio Free Asia, February 12, 2013


Can We Trust Foxconn’s New ‘Democratic’ Chinese Factories?
In These Times, February 11, 2013


Many Chinese Cities Fogged Up by Fireworks
Sina, February 13, 2013


一名藏人周三在尼泊尔自焚 伤势严重 (Tibetan in Serious Condition Following Self-Immolation in Nepal)
Voice of America, February 13, 2013
100th Tibetan self-immolation protest reported in Nepal
The Hindu, February 13, 2013
Tibetan 'Independence Day' Marked
Radio Free Asia, February 12, 2013