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, December 15, 2016

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

上海千余名知青上访 要求政府落实养老保障 (Over 1000 “educated youth” who returned to Shanghai after being sent to countryside during the Cultural Revolution, petition government to provide them more livable social security benefits)
Radio Free Asia, December 14, 2016

"不上床就下岗" 八成职场性骚扰来自上司 ("Don’t go to bed, get laid-off," supervisors responsible for 80% of workplace sexual harassment)
Radio Free Asia, December 14, 2016

Choking on smog, China’s urban dwellers emerge in protest
China Change, December 14, 2016

Larung Gar teachers visit nuns housed in temporary camp
Radio Free Asia, December 14, 2016

New Chinese law puts foreign nonprofits in limbo
The Wall Street Journal, December 14, 2016

人权日及南京大屠杀公祭日被拘 民间演说家韩良怒斥公安无良 (Detained for activities on Human Rights Day and Nanjing Massacre memorial day, civil public speaker Han Liang condemns ruthlessness of the public security)
Radio Free Asia, December 14, 2016