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, June 26, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China raps more government bodies in spending probe
Reuters, June 25, 2014

China graft probe uncovers taste for French vineyards
Financial Times, June 26, 2014

Freedom of Movement (行动自由)

Beijing muzzles dissidents - by sending them on all-expenses-paid luxury holidays
Agence France-Presse, June 26, 2014

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

Hong Kong (香港)

香港或迎来10年规模最大七•一游行 (HK may see the largest annual July 1 march in a decade)
Deutsche Welle, June 25, 2014

Rallying words for rule of law
South China Morning Post, June 26, 2014

Occupy Central poll should be taken seriously, says mainland Basic Law experts
South China Morning Post, June 25, 2014

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

美两党议员呼吁中国释放陈克贵 (Congressmen call for release of Chen Guangcheng’s nephew)
Voice of America, June 25, 2014

中国山东维权记者陈宝成获准取保候审 (Journalist who resisted forced demolition released on bail in Shandong)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 26, 2014

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

China's coercion in maritime disputes is damaging its international standing, US official says
Associated Press, June 25, 2014

June Fourth (六四)

香港立法会3小时辩论 六四议案遭否决 (Resolution on June Fourth defeated in HK legislature)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 25, 2014

Labor (劳工)

Walmart wins China labour dispute
Financial Times, June 26, 2014

沃尔玛常德店劳资纠纷员工仲裁请求被驳回 (China panel dismisses labor dispute against Walmart)
Xinhua, June 26, 2014

Primark investigates claim of "cry for help" note in trousers
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 25, 2014

Media (媒体)

Media watchdog tightens rules for makers of Internet TVs, set-top boxes
Caixin, June 26, 2014

Tibet (西藏)

中国再在甘肃藏区24座寺庙中设立派出所 (China sets up 24 police stations in monasteries in Gansu Province)
Radio Free Asia, June 25, 2014

Women (妇女)

Meet the Chinese women standing up to inequality
The Guardian, June 25, 2014

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

7•5事件近五周年失踪维人下落仍成谜 维族母亲因长期抗议被捕 (Disappearances after 2009 unrest in Urumqi remain unsolved, mother of disappeared person arrested for protest)
Radio Free Asia, June 25, 2014

维族学者伊利哈木•土赫提首次会见律师并坚称无罪 (Jailed Uyghur scholar meets with lawyer, claims his innocence)
Radio France Internationale, June 26, 2014 /中国/20140626-维族学者-伊利哈木·土赫提首次被允许会见律师并坚称自己无罪

Opinion (观点)

Q. and A.: Michael Tien on why he thinks Occupy Central is a mistake
田北辰: “占领中环”结果将事与愿违
The New York Times, June 25, 2014

习近平的第三条道路:新反右之路?(Xi Jinping’s third way: a new anti-rightist movement?)
Financial Times, June 26, 2014