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, October 03, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

江西66人公款大吃大喝被查出 (66 civil servants found dining on public funds in Jiangxi)
Xinhua, October 3, 2014

Health (健康)

广东单日新增登革热确诊病例1189例 同比升20倍 (1,189 new Dengue fever cases in one day in Guangdong, a 20-fold increase over last year)
People’s Daily, October 3, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

香港学联:搁置原定与特区政府对话 (HKFS suspends agreed upon dialogue with government)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 3, 2014

LIVE: Federation of Students call off talks with Carrie Lam over attacks in Mong Kok
South China Morning Post, October 3, 2014

占中集会今日有131人受伤需送院 (131 injured at Occupy Central assembly areas)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 3, 2014

Hong Kong protests: Scuffles break out in Mongkok shopping district
The Straits Times, October 3, 2014

Timeline: Hong Kongers call for democracy and universal suffrage
Human Rights in China, October 3, 2014

百家海外华文媒体保卫香港宣言 (Xinhua: "142 Overseas Chinese media sign “manifesto” to defend Hong Kong”)
Xinhua, October 2, 2014

Hong Kong protests: Did China go back on its promises?
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 2, 2014

Hong Kong Democracy protests carry a Christian mission for some
The Wall Street Journal, October 3, 2014

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

China Uighur scholar appeals life sentence: Lawyer
Channel News Asia, October 3, 2014

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

China to cap local government debt
Financial Times, October 2, 2014

中国经济改革:地方举债中央不救 (China’s economic reform: Beijing refrains from bailing out local governments’ debts)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 2, 2014

Taiwan (台湾)

Taiwan's view of the Hong Kong protests
Deutsche Welle, October 2, 2014

Tibet (西藏)

达赖喇嘛与北京就返乡问题举行非正式谈判 (Dalai Lama holds informal talks with Beijing on trip home)
Radio Free Asia, October 2, 2014

达赖喇嘛秘书否认与中共谈判有重大进展 (Dalai Lama’s secretary denies claims of progress in talks with Beijing)
Voice of America, October 3, 2014

两知名诺贝尔和平奖得主称:始终和藏人站在一起 (Nobel Laureates Jody Williams and Shirin Ebadi: always stand by Tibetans)
Radio Free Asia, October 2, 2014

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

英媒:北京担心香港抗议蔓延大陆 (British media: Beijing fears Hong Kong protests will spill over to mainland)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 2, 2014

“习近平的字典里没有‘妥协’”(“‘Compromise’ is not in Xi Jinping’s dictionary”)
Deutsche Welle, October 2, 2014习近平的字典里没有妥协/a-17971072?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

为什么“占中”在当下爆发?(Why is “Occupy Central” happening now?)
South China Morning Post, October 3, 2014

Why Hong Kong’s economy can take on protesters
Fortune, October 2, 2014