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.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China’s anticorruption campaign moves to a powerful party seat
The New York Times, June 27, 2014

广州市委书记万庆良涉嫌违纪违法遭调查 (China probes Guangzhou Party chief for disciplinary violation)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 26, 2014

Culture (文化)

Lexington: Chinese garden diplomacy
The Economist, June 26, 2014

Cybersecurity (网络安全)

China cyber crime cooperation stalls after U.S. hacking charges
Reuters, June 26, 2014

Environment (环境)

北京空气质量倒数第二 每天110人患癌肺癌最多 (Reports: Beijing air quality ranks 2nd last, lung cancer is largest share of 110 new cancer cases in city daily)
Radio Free Asia, June 27, 2014

Health (健康)

A dramatic decline in suicides: back from the edge
The Economist, June 28, 2014

中国吸毒者十年增1.45倍 青少年居多 (Number of drug-users in China more than doubled in a decade, majority under 35)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 26, 2014

Hong Kong(香港)

Hong Kong lawyers march to defend judiciary in wake of Beijing's white paper
South China Morning Post, June 27, 2014

See photo album:
Silent March
Human Rights in China, June 27, 2014

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

多次因言入狱不改初衷 民主党人王荣清病故 (Veteran China Democrat Party member dies in Zhejiang)
Radio Free Asia, June 26, 2014

伊力哈木拘留所“被绝食”10天 七五前伊犁又判捕数十维人 (Uyghur scholar deprived of food for 10 days, more Uyghurs arrested)
Radio Free Asia, June 26, 2014

Chinese academic's lawyers granted access six months after arrest
The Telegraph, June 26, 2014

Uighur scholar kept in chains in China, lawyer says
Reuters, June 26, 2014

Chinese activist freed after Tiananmen anniversary
Associated Press, June 26, 2014

The Zhengzhou Twelve
China Change, June 26, 2014

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

China livid over U.S. plan to rename embassy street after dissident
Al Jazeera, June 25, 2014

Labor (劳工)

Why China has strikes without unions
The American Prospect , June 27, 2014

Land, Property, Housing (土地, 财产, 房屋)

Shandong villagers hospitalised after pepper spray attack in land dispute
South China Morning Post, June 26, 2014

Rule of Law (法治)

Shooting incidents on the rise after China gives guns to police to better protect public
Associated Press, June 26, 2014

Opinion (观点)

北京最严格入学政策的暴力本质 (The violent nature of Beijing’s most stringent enrollment policy)
Financial Times, June 27, 2014

河南把艾滋病毒检测纳入大专院校新生入学体检范围 (Henan to include HIV/AIDS test in health examination of newly admitted students)
Radio Free Asia, June 26, 2014