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, September 05, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China warns again of dark side of the mooncakes
Reuters, September 5, 2014

周永康将在中共四中全会上被判政治死刑?(Will Zhou Yongkang be sentenced to political death in the upcoming CPC Central Committee plenary?)
Voice of America, September 5, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong’s democrats clamor for spot on crowded U.S. agenda
the New York Times, September 4, 2014

Hong Kong students plan strike for democracy
Gulf Times, September 4, 2014

港大学生发布罢课宣言教授声援 评论指中共才是靠外国势力起家 (Professors declare support for HKU students’ strike, some argue CPC is the one who depends on foreign forces)
Radio Free Asia, September 4, 2014

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

辩护律师对伊力哈木案不乐观 (Defense lawyer feels pessimistic on Ilham Tohti’s case)
Deutsche Welle, September 5, 2014

Information Control (信息控制)

Chinese man sues telecoms provider over blocked Google access in rare challenge to “Great Firewall”
South China Morning Post, September 5, 2014

中国拟对网站播放海外电视剧设限 (China plans to limit foreign TV drama showing online)
The Financial Times, September 5, 2014

3 universities pledge to uphold party ideals on campus
The New York Times, September 4, 2014

Labor (劳工)

Apple and Dell supplier in China “neglects staff safety”
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 4, 2014

Groups accuse Apple supplier in China of labor violations
The New York Times, September 5, 2014

Taiwan (台湾)

Taiwanese groups press for passage of asylum bill to help Hong Kong activists
South China Morning Post, September 5, 2014

Tibet (西藏)

South Africa denies Dalai Lama visa again
Reuters, September 5, 2014

中国感谢南非拒绝发给达赖喇嘛签证 (China thanks South Africa for denying Dalai Lama’s visa)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 5, 2014