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, December 03, 2013

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

After battling censors, Chinese thriller finally premieres
Wall Street Journal, December 3, 2013

Corruption (腐败)

China Southern Airlines says four executives under anti-graft probe
Reuters, December 2, 2013

Environment (环境)

郑州一污水处理厂日均9万吨污水未经处理流出 (90,000 tons of raw sewage flow out daily from a Zhengzhou treatment plant)
China News Service, December 3, 2013

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

UK protests after China bars Bloomberg reporter from press event
Financial Times, December 3, 2013

No 10 protests as British journalist is barred from Chinese press conference
The Guardian, December 2, 2013

Health (健康)

Hong Kong confirms first case of H7N9 bird flu
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 3, 2013

Human Rights Defenders ( 人权卫士)

江西刘萍案律师:新余庭审不公正 (Lawyer for Liu Ping, Jiangxi asset transparency advocate: Xinyu trial is unjust)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 3, 2013

刘霞软禁三年患忧郁症 向当局提三基本权利 (Suffering from depression under house arrest, Liu Xia requests to see doctor, read Liu Xiaobo’s letters, and work)
Voice of America, December 3, 2013

Information Control (信息控制)

China journalist slams state TV for airing public confession
Reuters, December 2, 2013

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

David Cameron: UK has "human rights dialogue" with China
The Telegraph, December 2, 2013

Migrants (农民工)

Mu Zengwu's path from rural China to law school is journey of inequality
Associated Press, December 1, 2013

Natural Resources (自然资源)

中国资源衰退型城市达67个 涉及24个行政区 (Declining resources found in 67 Chinese cities cross 24 administrative regions)
Xinhua, December 3, 2013

Population (人口)

Why China's boom may be coming to an end - and the 50 million women shortage is to blame
The Telegraph, December 2, 2013

Chinese director offers to pay fine for One-Child Policy violation
New York Times, December 3, 2013

Opinion ( 观点)

The hijacking of Chinese patriotism
New York Times, December 3, 2013

David Cameron's mixed signals to China don't do Britain any favours
The Guardian, December 2, 2013