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.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Children (儿童)

Children of rich Chinese home alone in Canada face challenges
South China Morning Post, November 26, 2013

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

浙江黄岩两名干部玩忽职守 14万斤地沟油入市场 (Two Zhejiang officials’ negligence causes 70,000 kilos of gutter oil to enter market)
Xinhua, November 26, 2013

Corruption (腐败)

China to seize illegally-built buildings
The Telegraph, November 25, 2013

Death penalty (死刑)

最高法院:依法应当核准曾成杰死刑 (Supreme Court: execution of businessman Zeng Chengjie complied with China’s law)
British Broadcasting, November 26, 2013

Disasters (灾难)

China just changed the way it responds to deadly industrial accidents
Quartz, November 25, 2013

China launches sweeping probe as Sinopec blast toll rises
Reuters, November 25, 2013

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

律师代理王炳章案遭威胁 (Authorities threaten to revoke practicing license of Wang Bingzhang’s lawyer)
Deutsche Welle, November 26, 2013

独立中文笔会抗议杭州警方侵害公民基本人权 (Independent Chinese PEN Center protests Hangzhou police’s breach of citizen’s basic rights)
Voice of America, November 26, 2013

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

U.S. military to continue flights in Air Defense Zone claimed by China
American Broadcasting Corporation, November 26, 2013

Biggest Japanese airlines to snub Beijing's new air defense zone
Reuters, November 26, 2013

June Fourth (六四)

吾尔开希:追求回家努力不会放弃 (Wuer Kaixi: will not stop trying to return home)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 26, 2013

Labor (劳工)

More than a million Chinese chase 19,000 government jobs
Agence France-Presse, November 25, 2013

Media (媒体)

CCTV real estate exposé triggers business backlash
The Wall Street Journal, November 25, 2013

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

Taking on the task of 5: A Party veteran on Xi Jinping
The New York Times, November 26, 2013

“发改委:允许民资和外资控股国有企业”系失实报道 (Authorities call media report on gov’t allowing SOEs to be controlled by private and foreign capital inaccurate)
Economic Observer, November 26, 2013

Test of China's reforms in a region wealthier than most nations
Reuters, November 25, 2013

The Chinese Communist Party’s biggest obstacle is the Chinese Communist Party
Time, November 25, 2013

Rule of Law (法治)

China security boss urges judicial independence, transparency
Reuters, November 25, 2013

Technology (科技)

Social media will drive Chinese liberalization : Google's Schmidt
Reuters, November 25, 2013

谷歌总裁预言社交媒体将给中国带来自由开放 (Google chairman predicts social media will bring freedom to China)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 26, 2013

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

新疆大学书记:要把高校建成反分裂反渗透的坚强阵地(Xinjiang University Party Secretary: “politically unqualified” students will not graduate)
Xinjiang Daily, November 26, 2013

Chinese anti-veil "beauty" campaign sows ugly tensions
China Post, November 26, 2013

Opinion ( 观点)

A dissident’s daughter, on rights and reform in China
New York Times, November 26, 2013

How one-child China can become three-child China
Caixin, November 19, 2013

China reforms can't stop at water's edge
Christian Science Monitor, November 25, 2013

China at a crossroads
Washignton Post, November 25, 2013

Too quiet on China’s crackdown on dissent
Washington Post, November 24, 2013