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, March 11, 2013


上海官方初步确定死猪来自浙江嘉兴 (Shanghai Authorities: Thousands of Diseased Dead Pigs on Huangpu River Floated from Jiaxing, Zhejiang)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 11, 2013

Shanghai Reels in Disgust as 2,800 Dead Pigs Float Through Financial Heart
The Independent, March 11, 2013

Ethnic Groups

流亡藏人呼吁欧盟调查藏人自焚真相 (5,000 Exiled Tibetans Rally for EU Investigation of Self-Immolation and EU-China Dialogue)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 11, 2013

Tibet Deputy Party Chief Urges Crackdown on Self-Immolations
South China Morning Post, March 9, 2013

Five Protesting Tibetans Held on 'Uprising Day'
Radio Free Asia, March 10, 2013

Nepal Jails Tibetans on Uprising Anniversary
AL Jazeera, March 10, 2013

Hong Kong

香港泛民不满北京提出特首普选“筛选”条件 (Beijing Conditions for 2017 HK Chief Executive Candidates Criticized by Pro-Democracy Camp)
Voice of America, March 11, 2013

Information Control

In China, Public Anger over Secrecy on Environment
Reuters, March 10, 2013

International Relations

China's Xi to Visit Africa as U.S. Frets over Beijing Influence
Reuters, March 09, 2013

China's Confucius Institutes to Reach 500 Global Cities by 2020
The Standard, March 11, 2013

Land, Property, Housing

Police Fire Teargas on China Village after Land Grab Protest
Reuters, March 10, 2013

违反农民土地权益的上浦村干部李宝玉被当局控制 Guangdong Village Officials Arrested over Large-Scale Land Dispute Protest
RFA, March 10, 2013


计划生育一票否决制内容 继续实施计划生育一票否决制 (NPC: One-Child Family Planning Policy to Continue)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 11, 2013

China to Keep One-Child Policy
The Independent, March 11, 2013


An Unhappy Middle in the Middle Kingdom
The Wall Street Journal, March 11, 2013


Chinese Women Still Face Blatant Workplace Bias
Radio Free Asia, March 11, 2013