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, September 18, 2014

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

Apple hiring manager in Beijing to handle China government data requests
South China Morning Post, September 18, 2014

Civil Society (民间社会)

Even seemingly benign causes draw China crackdown
The Washington Post, September 18, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

中国应善用联合国反腐公约 不让贪官有逃亡天堂 (China should utilize UNCAC to prevent corrupted official from escaping)
South China Morning Post, September 18, 2014

Education (教育)

China’s schoolchildren practise democracy in the classroom
Financial Times, September 15, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

Pro-democracy bankers urge Xi Jinping against Tiananmen-style crackdown on Occupy Central
The South China Morning Post, September 18, 2014

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Human Rights in China, September 18, 2014

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士,)

维吾尔族学者伊力哈木否认分裂国家的指控 (Ilham Tohti denies charges of “separatism”)
Voice of America, September 18, 2014

伊力哈木•土赫提分裂国家案一审公开开庭审理 (Ilham Tohti’s public trial on “separatism” charges begins)
China News, September 18, 2014


Lawsuit aims to put an end to “gay conversion therapy” in China
The New York Times, September 18, 2014

Coming out in china: parents of LGBT fight for their children’s acceptance
The Wall Street Journal, September 18, 2014

助内地同志顺利出柜 团体吁做父母工作
South China Morning Post, September 18, 2014

Media (媒体)

Chinese government makes life difficult for international journalists
The Guardian, September 17, 2014

State Security (国家安全)

专家称三战仍存可能 中国要早发展军力做准备(Chinese Military must improve its World War III preparedness)
Xinhua, September 16, 2014

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China's corrupt officials must be denied an overseas haven
中国应善用联合国反腐公约 不让贪官有逃亡天堂
South China Morning Post, September 17, 2014