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 26, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China's real corruption challenge: swatting thousands of “flies”
The Diplomat, September 26, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong school children join student protest demanding democracy
Reuters, September 25, 2014

香港中学生首次自发罢课誓争真普选 (Middle schoolers launch first strike of its kind in Hong Kong history for genuine universal suffrage)
Voice of America, September 26, 2014

”Bring goggles, biscuits and towels”: Occupy Central publishes Manual of Disobedience
South China Morning Post, September 25, 2014

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti given life, blamed for 2009 Urumqi riots
Want China Times, September 25, 2014

视频:伊利哈木煽动策划暴力打砸 引发7.5事件 (China releases video which claims Ilham Tohti incited violence and caused July 5 riot in 2009)
CCTV, September 25, 2014

伊力哈木学生不愿搞分裂 遭其威胁埋沙漠 (Logic of Ilham Tohti verdict widely questioned in China and abroad)
China Net, September 25, 2014

伊力哈木案中外热议 判决逻辑广受质疑 (Logic of Ilham Tohti verdict widely questioned in China and abroad)
Voice of America, September 26, 2014

伊力哈木女儿:我父亲一直倡导和平 (Ilham Tohti’s daughter: my father has been a champion of peace)
Voice of America, September 26, 2014

热比娅:伊力哈木被判重刑让维吾尔人更加觉醒 (Rebiya Kadeer : Ilham Tohti’s severe sentence is a wakeup call to Uyghurs )
Voice of America, September 26, 2014

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Xinjiang unrest: China raises death toll to 50
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 26, 2014

China says 50 dead in Xinjiang violence
Voice of America,, September 26, 2014

Taiwan (台湾)

China Tells Taiwan: Reunifying Will End Antagonism
ABC, September 26, 2014

习近平:一国两制实现形式会充分考虑台湾现实 (Xi Jinping: “One Country, Two Systems” can be adjusted to meet Taiwan’s reality)
Xinhua, September 26, 2014

Internet (互联网)

Oh, Big Brother: you won’t believe how many sites are now blocked in China
Tech In Asia, September 26, 2014

中国民间农村图书馆遭封杀 (China Rural Library project sites closed by authorities for promoting civic education)
Radio Free Asia, September, 25, 2014

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Hong Kong's people want full decolonization
Aljazeera, September 25, 2014

Beijing needs to talk to the Uighurs
Financial Times, September 25, 2014

中国反腐的政治周期效应 (The effect of political cycles in China’s anti-corruption campaign)
Financial Times, September 26, 2014