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.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Protests and Petitions (抗议和情愿)

Twelve Chinese petitioners in pesticide suicide bid
北京一日两起12人喝农药自杀 分别发生派出所内及报社门外
Radio Free Asia, July 16, 2014

Chinese protestors attempt mass suicide in bid for justice
The Telegraph, July 17, 2014