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, October 02, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

反腐高压下多地现吃喝白条“追债潮”还款成难题 (Restaurants seek to recoup officials’ unpaid tabs prior to anti-corruption campaign)
Eastday, October 2, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

梁振英深夜晤记者 委託林郑与学联会面 (C.Y. Leung and Carrie Lam at press conference: Lam agrees to meet with students)
Dagong Net, October 2, 2014

香港政府官员:港府对会见抗议者持开放态度 (Hong Kong government official: HK government is open to meeting with protesters)
The Wall Street Journal, October 2, 2014

Sophisticated Trojan virus targets HK protesters’ iPhones
The Sydney Morning Herald, October 1, 2014

香港占中者手机遭精密木马病毒攻击 (“Occupy Central” protesters’ phones attacked by sophisticated Trojan virus)
Voice of America, October 1, 2014

"Anonymous" hacker group declares cyber war on Hong Kong government, police
不满打击示威者 国际黑客组织向港警队宣战
South China Morning Post, October 2, 2014

最后通牒到期,香港气氛紧张 (Tension grows in Hong Kong as deadline set by Hong Kong protesters expires)
Deutsche Welle, October 2, 2014

香港警方“运送橡胶子弹”以备抗议升级 (Hong Kong police bring in rubber bullets for possible escalation of protests)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 2, 2014

港局势引国际关注 内地停发团体游签证 (China halts visas for Hong Kong-bound tour groups as protests gains global attention)
South China Morning Post, October 2, 2014

白宫网页19万人联署 促落实香港民主选举 (190,000 sign petition on White House website pressing for genuine democratic election in Hong Kong)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 2, 2014

坚决贯彻“三个坚定不移” (People’s Daily: resolutely implement the “three unyielding” of Hong Kong policy)
Peoples Daily, October 1, 2014

People’s Daily condemns pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong
The New York Times, October 2, 2014
See government statement:
Government urges immediate end to "Occupy Central"

Macao (澳门)

澳门800人集会撑占中 (Over 800 assembled in Macao to support “Occupy Central”)
Ming Pao, October 2, 2014

Society (社会)

中国60岁以上老年人数量已超2亿 占总人口14.9% (China has more than 200 million people over the age of 60, making up 14.9% of population)
Eastday, October 2, 2014

中国95%自杀老人存心理障碍 学者吁多倾听多关爱 (Experts urge more attention and care to the elderly as psychological disorders linked to 95% of senior suicide cases)
Xinhua, October 2, 2014

Tibet (西藏)

Nobel peace summit cancelled after South Africa refuses visa for Dalai Lama
Guardian, October 2, 2014

达赖喇嘛签证遭拒 诺奖得主峰会被取消 (Nobel peace summit canceled due to boycott over Dalai Lama’s visa denial)
Deutsche Welle, October 2, 2014

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

分析:什么是人民当家做主的共和国? (Does “People’s Republic of China” live up to its name?)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 1, 2014