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.

Friday, March 01, 2013


Official to Probe Children’s ‘Unnatural Deaths’ in Hubei
South China Morning Post, March 01, 2013

Death Penalty

China Parades Prisoners Ahead of Execution
Al Jazeera, March 01, 2013


Pollution Activist Assaulted in China
Irish Times, March 01, 2013


11 dead, 2 Missing in Hebei Coal Mine Fire
Shanghai Daily, March 01, 2013


中国知名调查记者王克勤被迫离职 (Well-Known Journalist Forced to Resign under Official Pressure)
Radio Free Asia, February 28, 2013

德驻华记者采访车遭野蛮袭击 (German TV Crew Violently Attacked in Hebei Village)
Deutsche Welle, March 01, 2013

Migrant Workers

Police Detain Migrants Protesting Exam Ban
Radio Free Asia, February 28, 2013

Protests and Petitions

廖亦武约辩诺奖评委,将在瑞典裸体抗议 (Liao Yiwu Wants to Debate Nobel Literature Committee Member, Plans Protest in Nude in Stockholm)
Deutsche Welle, March 01, 2013

"Stability Maintenance"

Treating the Symptoms
The Economist, March 02, 2013

英媒:中国当局为维稳对黑监狱视而不见(UK Media: To Maintain Security, Chinese Authorities Turn Blind Eye to Black Jails)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 1, 2013


Nine Tibetans Go On Trial Over Burning Protests
Radio Free Asia, February 28, 2013