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, July 02, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China looks to Hong Kong graft fighter amid anti-bribery drive
Bloomberg, July 2, 2014

Education (教育)

School dropouts in rural China could be as high as 20 million, says study
South China Morning Post, July 1, 2014

Environment (环境)

The human cost of China's untold soil pollution problem
The Guardian, June 30, 2014

Health (健康)

Confusing messages for investors and multinationals from China's healthcare reforms
Forbes, July 1, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

Huge crowds turn out for Hong Kong pro-democracy march
The New York Times, July 2, 2014

Police arrest more than 500 at sit-in after Hong Kong stages anti-China pro-democracy rally
Associated Press, July 2, 2014

Special report: The battle for Hong Kong's soul
Reuters, July 1, 2014

Hong Kong democracy march protest seen in timelapse
The Telegraph, July 1, 2014

At massive Hong Kong democracy protest, unwanted party-crashers
The Wall Street Journal, July 1, 2014

深圳网民响应香港七一游行发起 “占深”行动 被警阻止 (Police break up mainland netizens' "Occupy Shenzhen" attempt to support July 1 march in Hong Kong)
Radio Free Asia, July 1, 2014

Hukou (户口)

户改意见出台 重点在农民工市民化 (Guideline on the reform of household registration system issued, focusing on providing urban citizenship to rural migrant workers)
Caixin, July 1, 2014

Labor (劳工)

Samsung finds labour violations at dozens of its Chinese suppliers
The Guardian, July 1, 2014

Law (法律)

维权律师王成起诉全国律协侵犯名誉权 (Human rights lawyer sues ACLA for violating the right to reputation)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 2, 2014

Reeducation-Through-Labor (劳教)

中国收容教育30年调查:收教所最多时达200个 (Investigative report reveals that, in past 30 years, number of custody and education centers in China peaked at 200)
Southern Metropolis Daily, July 2, 2014

Religion (宗教)

China bans Xinjiang officials from observing Ramadan fast
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 2, 2014

Opinion (观点)

One person, one vote, two systems
Financial Times, July 2, 2014

China-Taiwan relations: big brother comes wooing
The Economist, July 1, 2014