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, January 07, 2014

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

“南周事件”一周年:当局恐惧街头之火 (On 1-year anniversary of the Southern Weekly “incident,” authorities detain activists to prevent another protest)
Deutsche Welle, January 7, 2014

Police detain Chinese activists ahead of newspaper protest
Reuters, January 7, 2014

河北一村庄18访民受审下周开庭 另有三十多人被通缉 (Eighteen Hebei petitioners to stand trial next week, arrest warrants out for another 30)
Radio Free Asia, January 7, 2014

【紀念六四】何謂「天下圍城」(Activists stage year-long hunger strike relay to commemorate June Fourth victims)
The Apple Daily, January 7, 2014

Hundreds protest over grievances outside China's Wuhan legislature
Radio Free Asia, January 6, 2014