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.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Culture (文化)

中国拟为南京大屠杀档案申报世界记忆遗产(China asks UNESCO to include Nanjing Massacre in Memory of the World register)
Caijing, June 10, 2014

Environment (环境)

北京新机场对空气质量影响几何? (How will Beijing's new airport affect air quality?)
The New York Times, June 11, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

Revealed: Wen Jiabao's family is behind Cambridge University professorship
英媒: 剑桥大学接受温家宝家族捐款
The Telegraph, June 10, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

China warns Hong Kong over autonomy
中国白皮书: 香港领导人必须爱国
Financial Times, June 11, 2014

Full text: The practice of the “one country, two systems” policy in HKSAR
Xinhua, June 10, 2014

China warns of limits to Hong Kong freedom as protests loom
Reuters, June 10, 2014

香港高院拒梁国雄冲击论坛案上诉终院 (HK High Court upholds Legco member's conviction on public disturbance charges, Long Hair to appeal to Court of Final Appeal)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 10, 2014

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

张思之律师有望见高瑜 江西刘萍三人案四度变更控罪 (Gao Yu's lawyer may be allowed to meet client soon, authorities add new charges for three Xinyu transparency advocates months after trial ended)
Radio Free Asia, June 10, 2014

International Human Rights (国际人权)

李克强访英 人权问题将上议事日程 (UK to raise human rights during Chinese premier's visit next week)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 10, 2014

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

How “rogue” is China’s aid?
The Washington Post, June 10, 2014

China-led hydropower project faces resistance in Cambodia
E&E News, June 10, 2014

June Fourth (六四)

鲍彤六四前夕“被旅游” 已于7号返京 (Former secretary of Zhao Ziyang returns home after being forced to “travel” ahead of June Fourth anniversary)
Radio Free Asia, June 10, 2014

维权律师常伯阳被刑拘引关注 (Concerns escalate as human rights lawyer Chang Boyang remains in criminal detention)
Voice of America, June 10, 2014

Restrictions, detentions, and disappearances before June 4, 2014
Human Rights in China, June 2014

Labor (劳工)

厦门裁决企业开除罢工工人违法 (Xiamen labor arbitration committee finds firing of striking workers illegal)
Radio Free Asia, June 10, 2014

Labor pains: a rising threat to stability in China
The Wall Street Journal, June 10, 2014

Persons with Disabilities(残疾人)

残保金公开有困难还是“不方便”? (Transparency still needed in management of employment security fund for persons with disabilities)
The Beijing News, June 11, 2014

Society (社会)

China announces round up of alleged cult members
Associated Press, June 10, 2014

1,500 cult members arrested in past two years, China says after McDonald's killing
South China Morning Post, June 11, 2014