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, April 03, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

Web of intrigue
The Economist, April 3, 2014

Disasters (灾难)

China demands Malaysia ensure safety of Chinese after kidnap
Reuters, April 3, 2014

Education (教育)

Almost a quarter of postgrad students at English universities are Chinese
The Guardian, April 2, 2014

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

11 detained after protesting “black jail” in China
The New York Times, April 2, 2014

建三江拘三律师本周期满 人权律师周三往全国律协请愿 (Administrative detention of three lawyers to expire this weekend, human rights lawyers petition All China Lawyers' Association for intervention)
Radio Free Asia, April 2, 2014

专家:建三江是中国反法制的缩影 (Experts: Jiansanjiang incident epitome of China's rule of law deficiency)
Voice of America, April 2, 2014

Post Reeducation-Through-Labor “abolition”: lawyers and defenders monitor legal reform implementation--the Jiansanjiang case
"废除"劳教: 律师和维权人士监督法律改革实施--建三江案
Human Rights in China, April 2014

June Fourth (六四)

天安门母亲推纪念专辑 “六四”永久纪念馆香港本月二十日开幕 (Tiananmen Mothers publish commemorative writings online, permanent June Fourth museum to open in HK this month)
Radio Free Asia, April 2, 2014

《天安门母亲纪念“六四”25周年专辑》前言 (Introduction to "Tiananmen Mothers commemorative June Fourth 25th anniversary special publication series")
Human Rights in China, April 1, 2014

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

习近平欧洲演讲:议会制多党制中国都试过,行不通 (Xi Jinping tells Europeans: parliamentary and multi-party system tested and failed in China)
Radio Free Asia, April 2, 2014

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

After protests, city tries to ease fear of chemical plant
The New York Times, April 2, 2014

广东茂名PX项目抗议—市民如是说 (Anti-plant protests in Guangdong--in the citizens' own words)
Voice of America, April 2, 2014

Chinese police detain Guangzhou protesters
Financial Times, April 3, 2014

Refugees and Asylum Seekers (难民和庇护寻求者)

China presses Thailand to return Uighur refugees
Financial Times, April 3, 2014

Social Security (社会安全)

For China’s would-be retirees, the good life may come a little later
The Wall Street Journal, April 3, 2014

Society (社会)

Berlin unveils new Ai Weiwei exhibition, but artist can’t attend
South China Morning Post, April 3, 2014

Taiwan (台湾)

China uncensored: Taiwan’s sunflower revolution
New Tang Dynasty Television, April 2, 2014

Technology (科技)

ICANN chief: Russia, China will not hijack Internet oversight
Reuters, April 2, 2014

Opinion (观点)

从北京到台北 (From Beijing to Taipei)
Financial Times, April 3, 2014