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.

Monday, October 06, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

全国清理清退公务用车114418辆 “吃空饷”162629人 (China revokes 114,418 official vehicles and dismisses 162,629 “freeloading” civil servants)
People’s Daily, October 6, 2014

Culture (文化)

人权电影节香港开幕 两大陆影片参展 (Hong Kong Human Rights Documentary Film Festival nominates 2 films from mainland)
Radio Free China, October 6, 2014

Cyber security (网络安全)

FBI’s Comey: Chinese hackers like a “drunk burglar”
CNBC, October 6, 2014

FBI: 中国黑客让美企损失严重(FBI: Chinese hackers cause American companies great loss)
Deutsche Welle, October 6, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

The Communist Party faces its toughest challenge since Tiananmen. This time it must make wiser decisions
The Economist, October 4, 2014

Hong Kong protests shrink, offices reopen Monday
USA Today, October 6, 2014

香港政府总部复工 (Hong Kong government headquarters reopen)
Financial Times, October 6, 2014

Protesters in Hong Kong ease sit-in near government headquarters
The New York Times, October 5, 2014

Hong Kong student leaders agree to talk, but refuses to end protest
The Irish Times, October 6, 2014

香港抗议活动进入新阶段 (Hong Kong protests enter new phase)
The Wall Street Journal, October 6, 2014

梁振英:警方会在适当时候采取行动 (C.Y. Leung: Police will take actions when necessary)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 6, 2014

港辅警示威者昨握手言和 今遭纪律调查 (Hong Kong police officers receive discipline inspection after shaking hands with protesters)
South China Morning Post, October 6, 2014

Scrutinized for handling of protests, police have own troubles
The New York Times, October 4, 2014

《人民日报》连续第五天批香港“占中” (People’s Daily slams “Occupy Central” for fifth consecutive day)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 6, 2014

人民日报再批:“占中”开民主倒车 (People’s Daily: “Occupy Central” turns the clock back on democracy)
South China Morning Post, October 6, 2014

Technology (科技)

To Reach China, LinkedIn Plays by Local Rules
The New York Times, October 5, 2014

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

局势有所缓和,危机远未过去 (Situation de-escalated in Hong Kong but crisis remains near)
Deutsche Welle, October 6, 2014局势有所缓和危机远未过去/a-17975737?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

香港占中有台湾太阳花的影子 (Hong Kong “Occupy Central” bears resemblance to Taiwan sunflower movement)
Deutsche Welle, October 4, 2014香港占中有台湾太阳花的影子/a-17973303?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf