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, March 12, 2013

Civil Society

Rights Groups Miss Out on Easing of Registration Rules for NGOs
South China Morning Post, March 12, 2013

Cyber Security

U.S. Demands China Block Cyberattacks and Agree to Rules
The New York Times, March 11, 2013

Ethnic Groups

Han Migrant Influx Threatens Uyghur Farms
Radio Free Asia, March 11, 2013

Authorities Restrict Cellphone Use in Lhasa
Radio Free Asia, March 11, 2013

拉萨僧人手机被严查 尼泊尔数名藏人被捕 (Lhasa Monks’ Cellphones Tightly Monitored)
Radio Free Asia, March 11, 2013


中国民间组织报告希望艾滋群体人权问题受关注 (Chinese NGOs Send Report to UN on AIDS Victims’ Rights)
Radio Free Asia, March 08, 2013

AIDS NGOs Send Report to UN
Global Times, March 12, 2013

Human Rights Defenders -- Zhu Yufu, 朱虞夫

朱虞夫狱中受迫情况加剧 家人探监被狱警强制中断 (Prison Condition for Dissident Writer Zhu Yufu Worsens )
Radio Free Asia, March 12, 2013

International Relations

Mining, China Central Issues in Greenland Election
Reuters, March 11, 2013

Political and Economic Reform

俞正声:绝不照搬西方政治制度模式 (Consistent with Predecessor, New CPPCC Head Says: “Never Copy Western Political Systems”)
Global Times, March 12, 2013


中国中下阶层税负过重 (Research Shows Taxes Paid by Wealthiest 9% in China Total 0.04% of GDP; in US, Taxes Paid by Wealthiest 5% Make up 5% of GDP)
Radio Free Asia, March 11, 2013