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, January 06, 2014

Animal Welfare and Rights (动物福利和权利)

China destroys tonnes of ivory in landmark move
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 6, 2014

Children (儿童)

Chinese man gets death for daycare center attack
Associated Press, January 4, 2014

Civil Society (民间社会)

内部管理不全 捐助渠道不畅 造血能力不足 民间公益不能“做好事只有自己知道” (Many public interest groups and NGOs face management, funding, staffing and other sustainability challenges)
China Youth Daily, January 6, 2014

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

Chinese gang accused of injecting dirty pond water into meat
The Guardian, January 6, 2014

Vaccine father slams official report on babies' deaths
Radio Free Asia, January 3, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

中央纪委网站刊文:国外官邸制经验表明官员住房信息需公开 (Central Discipline Committee calls for transparency of government-supplied official housing)
Xinwen Morning Post, January 6, 2014

去年前11月日均110名贪官落马共查办27236件案件36907人 其中贪贿大案占80.2% (36,907 officials investigated for corruption January-November 2013)
Jinghua Times, January 6, 2014

China probes almost 37,000 officials for graft
Agence France-Presse, January 5, 2014

Labor (劳工)

China says it saw a drop in mining deaths in 2013
Associated Press, January 4, 2014

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

北京划一半商品房用地建自住房 或推高商品房价格 (Beijing government to increase affordable housing)
China Economy, January 4, 2014

China sentences six Mongol herders in land-grab case
Reuters, January 5, 2014

Media (媒体)

China's oddball demolition king eyes the New York Times
Reuters, January 3, 2014

Reeducation-Through-Labor (劳教)

司法部官员:目前有66.7万人正接受社区矫正 (Ministry of Justice official: community correction is not a replacement of RTL)
Beijing News, January 6, 2014

Technology (科技)

Why it's so difficult for app developers to take advantage of China's rapidly growing mobile market
Business Insider, January 3, 2014

Women (妇女)

For prostitutes jailed in China, forced labor with no recourse
The New York Times, January 4, 2014

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Stampede at mosque in northern China kills 14
The Washington Post, January 4, 2014

Opinion (观点)

环球时报:书记百平米办公室,全国决非个例 (Liaoning party official's enormous office exposes a widespread problem in China)
Global Times, January 6, 2014