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.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Academic Exchange (学术交流)

China’s Confucius Institute regrets closure of University of Chicago center
Reuters, September 30, 2014

芝加哥大学终止孔子学院项目 (University of Chicago terminates Confucius Institute program)
Radio Free Asia, September 29, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong protests: pro-democracy campaigners stand ground ahead of Chinese national day holiday – live
The Guardian, September 30, 2014

Hong Kong protesters defy officials’ call to disperse
The New York Times, September 30, 2014

泛民27议员拟弹劾梁振英 (27 lawmakers of Pan-democracy Camp move to impeach C.Y. Leung)
Ming Pao, September 30, 2014

China censors images of Hong Kong protests in TV broadcasts to mainland
The Guardian, September 29, 2014

面对香港占中的集体沉默 (Chinese mainland media’s collective silence amid Occupy Central protests)
Deutsche Welle, September 29, 2014

How Hong Kong protesters are connecting, without cell or wi-fi networks
NPR, September 29, 2014

China President Xi Jinping faces stark choices over Hong Kong Protests
The Wall Street Journal, September 29, 2014

英美政府督促香港各方“建设对话” (British and U.S. governments urge “constructive dialogues” among all sides in Hong Kong)
BBC, September 29, 2014

日本外相:期待香港在一国两制下维持自由开放 (Japanese foreign minister: may Hong Kong remain free and open under “one country, two systems”)
Nikkei, September 30, 2014

Global support pours in for Hong Kong democracy protests
Time, September 29, 2014

旧金山港人紧急集会谴责港政府滥用暴力 (Hong Kongers in San Francisco hold urgent assembly to condemn authorities’ use of violence)
Radio Free Asia, September 29, 2014

纽约港人游行声援占中 (Hong Kongers in New York hold demonstrations in support of “Occupy Central”)
Voice of America, September 28, 2014

Tibet (西藏)

A return to Tibet for the Dalai Lama?
The Diplomat, September 29, 2014

中共或允许达赖喇嘛借五台山朝圣回国 (China might allow for Dalai Lama’s return via Wutai Mountain pilgrimage)
Voice of America, September 30, 2014

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Chinese government's "veiled threats" over ABC Foreign Correspondent program on Uighurs
The Sydney Morning Herald, September 30, 2014

新疆开展“去极端化”引发质疑 大毛拉遇害案宣判 (Xinjiang’s “anti-extremism campaign” stirs controversy as court delivers Juma Tahir case verdict)
Radio Free Asia, September 29, 2014

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Hong Kong People!
The New York Times, September 29, 2014

The battle for Hong Kong’s future: there’s no going back
The Guardian, September 29, 2014

Kongers standing up: a historic test and opportunity for Beijing
Human Rights in China, September 29, 2014

观点:中共意识形态的精神分裂 (Opinion: the schizophrenic ideologies of China’s Communist Party)
BBC, September 30, 2014