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, September 26, 2013

Business and Human Rights (商业和人权)

Danone’s Nutricia accused of bribing China doctors
South China Morning Post, September 26, 2013

Corruption (腐败)

中央巡视组提交报告:中储粮被曝基层腐败高发 (Central inspection teams: corruption prevalent in low-levels of China Grain Reserves)
Jinghua Times, September 26, 2013

中纪委网站20天接15253件举报 涉及贪贿渎职等 (Newly launched Party discipline commission’s website receives 15,253 reports about bribery and dereliction of duty in 20 days)
Beijing Morning Post, September 26, 2013

Death penalty (死刑)

Street vendor’s execution stokes anger in China
New York Times, September 26, 2013

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25名律师发表联合声明 抗议夏俊峰被执行死刑 (25 lawyers issue joint statement to protest execution of Xia Junfeng)
Radio Free Asia, September 26, 2013

Environment (环境)

China looks at reducing pollution faster in next five-year plan
Financial Times, September 24, 2013

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

北京警方延长拘留许志永声援者王功权 (Beijing police extends detention of Wang Gongquan, supporter of Xu Zhiyong)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 26, 2013

滕彪:选择维权是一种必然 (Teng Biao: Choosing rights defense is a necessity)
Deutsche Welle, September 26, 2013

Information Control (信息控制)

从李天一案及夏俊峰案看社会舆论的份量 (Famous cases, Li Tianyi and Xia Junfeng, highlight strength of public opinion)
Radio France Internationale, September 26, 2013

Internet (互联网)

China's "mini-Hong Kong" eyes Internet access, shrugs off Shanghai threat
Reuters, September 26, 2013

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

十一前夕京城驱赶外地访民 清场持续至三中全会结束 (Petitioners cleared from capital ahead of national holiday, crackdown to continue until the end of Third Plenary)
Radio Free Asia, September 26, 2013

Villagers in Sichuan fear scrapped copper plant project will be resumed
South China Morning Post, September 26, 2013

Society (社会)

北京地区养老院调查:部分入住需要要等166年 (Survey shows some elders need to wait 166 years to enter Beijing nursing home)
China Security Daily, September 26, 2013

China’s elderly need beds, caregivers
Voice of America, September 25, 2013

Tibet (西藏)

Governments must focus on China’s failed policies in Tibet
The Tibet Post, September 26, 2013

Tibetan prisoner in failing health following harsh treatment in jail
Radio Free Asia, September 24, 2013

Women (妇女)

Son of Chinese army singers gets 10 years' jail for gang rape
Reuters, September 26, 2013

Opinion (观点)

China corruption trials risk erosion of party legitimacy
Financial Times (English), September 25, 2013
British Broadcasting Corporation (Chinese), September 26, 2013