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 03, 2013

Business and Human Rights (商业和人权)

苹果删除翻墙软件为哪般?(Why did Apple remove circumvention app from app store?)
Radio Free Asia, October 2, 2013

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

全国约200万网络舆情分析师:要做的不是删帖 (Internet “public sentiment analyst” says job is to guide public opinion not censoring posts)
Beijing News, October 3, 2013

Corruption (腐败)

中国官员阳光财产尚挡在乌云之后 (Asset transparency still blocked by a dark cloud, local gov’t the likely cause)
Deutsche Welle, October 1, 2013

Xi’s mass line campaign casts a dark shadow over China
The Diplomat, October 2, 2013

Hukou (户口)

南京人社局称“她告错人了” (Court accepts hukou-based employment discrimination case)
Nanjing News, October 3, 2013

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

离开纽约大学 陈光诚加盟三机构任学者 (Chen Guangcheng to collaborate with 3 different institutions upon departure from NYU)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 2, 2013

Chen vows to fight China “threat” from new platform
Agence France-Presse, October 3, 2013

In the prison of China – the journey of Dr. Wang Bingzhang (1)
China Change, October 1, 2013

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

湖南村民自焚抗强拆 官员称受其妻教唆 (Hunan villager self-immolates to protest forced demolition, others buy flammable materials and pledge resistance)
Reuters, October 2, 2013

Media (媒体)

China’s surprising reaction to the U.S. government shutdown
Tea Leaf Nation, October 1, 2013

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

Police detain hundreds in Chinese National Day protest
国庆期间多人被捕 郑酋午徐光获释
Radio Free Asia, October 1, 2013

Society (社会)

Teachers in China given highest level of public respect
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 3, 2013

Tibet (西藏)

那曲藏人抗议洗脑教育 甘孜藏民集聚活动被阻 (Police crackdown on Tibetans protesting brainwashing disguised as “patriotic education”)
Radio Free Asia, October 2, 2013

Opinion (观点)

Jerome A. Cohen: For China’s leaders, the Bo Xilai problem has not gone away (SCMP)
South China Morning Post, October 1, 2013