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.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Children (儿童)

Migrant worker set off blast at Guilin school after child rejected
South China Morning Post, September 11, 2013

医生在坟场性侵14岁少女 事后逼其服避孕药 (Doctor rapes girl in cemetery, then forces her to take contraceptive pills)
China News, September 11, 2013

Chinese boy whose eyes were gouged out by attacker receives implants from Hong Kong eye doctor
Associated Press, September 10, 2013

Consumer Product Safety ( 消费品安全)

工商总局曝光20起违法医药广告典型案件 (State commerce office exposes 20 illegal advertisements for medical products)
Xinhua, September 11, 2013

Corruption (腐败)

Former top China rail official on trial for bribery
Agence France-Presse, September 10, 2013

Freedom of Expression and Privacy (言论自由和隐私)

记者调查广州太和镇违建 在政府和医院两遭暴打 (Reporters investigating government’s illegal construction beaten severely)
Jinyang Net, September 11, 2013

Hong Kong (香港)

张德江讲话重在挺梁振英、挺法治、挺警队 (NPC head meets with representative from Hong Kong’s Disciplinary Forces in Beijing)
Takung Pao, September 10, 2013

Human Rights Defenders ( 人权卫士)

Chinese dissident’s release “no sign” of easing internet controls
Radio Free Asia, September 9, 2013

Chen's brother denied Internet access amid war on “rumor”
Radio Free Asia, September 9, 2013

International Relations(国际关系)

Olympics-China offers grudging congratulations to Japan
中国外交部回避祝贺东京申奥成功 称愿与日方分享经验
Reuters, September 9, 2013

Longer wait for China residency permits irk foreign firms
Reuters, September 8, 2013

Information Control (信息控制)

“两高”司法解释或将进一步压缩言论空间 ("Two Supremes" judicial interpretation may further compress space of expression)
New York Times, September 11, 2013

Some of China’s prominent Internet voices
New York Time, September 11, 2013

Rules to combat online rumours "unconstitutional," say experts
South China Morning Post, September 11, 2013

China renews push for control of Internet
The Telegraph, September 10, 2013

Crackdown on bloggers is mounted by China
The New York Times, September 10, 2013

Population (人口)

《中国流动人口发展报告2013》发布—新生代成为流动人口主体 (Majority of China’s 236 million migrants are born in ‘80s, average age 28)
The People’s Daily, September 11, 2013

我国每年25万人死于自杀 系青壮年人群首位死因 (Suicide claims 250,000 lives annually in China, is leading cause of death among young people)
The People’s Daily, September 11, 2013

Society (社会)

养老金占收入比跌破警戒线 学者称因工资涨太快 (Pension-income ratio falls below critical level)
China Security Journal, September 10, 2013

Technology (科技)

The surprise in Apple’s cheaper iPhone? In China, it’s expensive
The New York Times, September 11, 2013

Opinion (观点)

王力雄﹕槍桿子已經不能出政權 (Wang Lixiong: Violence is no longer an option for regime change)
Ming Pao, September 11, 2013

China and America covet a continent's riches
The National Multimedia, September 11, 2013

Is the rule of law coming to China?
The Diplomat, September 10, 2013

The global stake in China’s anti-corruption reform
Project Syndicate, September 10, 2013