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, October 22, 2015

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

中国著名电器厂数百工人游行维权 半年抗议无果遭政府推诿 (Hundreds of workers from China’s largest electrical appliance factory march to defend their legal rights after 6 months of protests went unanswered by government)
Radio Free Asia, October 21, 2015

Xi Jinping’s carriage ride up London’s Mall runs the gauntlet of Falun Gong, Tibet and China supporters
South China Morning Post, October 22, 2015

Anti-China demonstrators protest outside Buckingham Palace –video
The Guardian, October 20, 2015

Mainland netizens confused by Hong Kong’s decision to cover postbox royal cyphers
Hong Kong Free Press, October 20, 2015

Ai Weiwei accuses David Cameron of “putting human rights aside” during Chinese President's state visit
The Independent, October 20, 2015

Chinese government would collapse without “Berlin Wall” surveillance system, says blind dissident Chen Guangcheng
The Independent, October 22, 2015