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.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Corruption (腐败)

Insight: China's Xi fails to earn stripes as anti-graft "tiger" hunt underwhelms
Reuters, November 23, 2013

Environment (环境)

Urbanites flee China’s smog for blue skies
The New York Times, November 22, 2013

Smog descends on NE China, closing roads, airport
Associated Press, November 24, 2013

U.N. climate talks impasse ends as China and India drop demands
Washington Post, November 24, 2013

Intellectual Property Rights (知识产权)

最高法:建知识产权法院尚无时间表 (Supreme Court: still no timetable for establishing an intellectual property rights court)
Beijing News, November 24, 2013

International Relations (Security, Trade and Investment), 国际关系(安全,贸易和投资)

China slams "inappropriate" U.S. remarks on territorial dispute with Japan
CNN, November 25, 2013

Japan, China in war of words over airspace
Associated Press, November 25, 2013

Japan rejects China’s claim to air rights over disputed islands?
The New York Times, November 25, 2013

中国发布东海防空识别区航空器识别规则 (China issues rules on identifying aircraft in the East China Sea “Air Defense Identification Zone”)
China News Service, November 25, 2013

June Fourth (六四)

吾尔开希香港投案失败 (June 4th student leader Wuer Kaixi’s attempt to return to China through Hong Kong fails again)
Deutsche Welle, November 25, 2013

Migrants (农民工)

China's villages vanish amid rush for the cities
The Telegraph, November 23, 2013

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

Vested interests won't block China's reforms: party official
Reuters, November 22, 2013

China considers gas pipeline reform
Dawn, November 23, 2013

Population (人口)

英媒:中国两项不起眼但极重要改革 (British media: China’s two modest but vital reforms)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 24, 2013

Chinese families still at mercy of officials despite announced easing of one-child policy
Washington Post, November 22, 2013

The only-child blues
The New York Times, November 23, 2013

Society (社会)

中国“复兴指数”遭嘲弄 (China’s “Renaissance Index” mocked)
Financial Times, November 25, 2013

China has lost its soul in the chase for wealth, says magnate's daughter
The Guardian, November 22, 2013

Tibet (西藏)

China summons Spanish ambassador over Tibet arrest warrants
Reuters, November 22, 2013

西班牙媒体:化解与中国外交危机空间有限 (Spanish media: space for defusing a diplomatic crisis with China is limited)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 23, 2013

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Jihadist group speaks out on China car attack: SITE
Agence France-Presse, November 24, 2013

Opinion (观点)

Without political reform, how far can China's economic liberalisation go?
South China Morning Post, November 25, 2013

三中全会:最后一场改革? (The Party’s Third Plenary: a last wave of reforms?)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 23, 2013