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, October 07, 2014

Cyber security (网络安全)

Premier: Taiwan is defending against Chinese cyber-attacks
Radio Taiwan International, October 7, 2014

台湾称大陆黑客无时无刻攻击图窃机密(Jiang Yi-huan: mainland hackers constantly attack Taiwan for confidential information)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 7, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

Vice mayor detained after missing for two months
Xinhua, October 7, 2014

“跑路”官员都是在哪儿被找到的?(Where were “missing” officials found?)
The Beijing News, October 7, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

Chinese poet faces jail for possession of umbrella
The Telegraph, October 7, 2014

Seven held in Beijing's artists' village over support for Hong Kong protests
Radio Free Asia, October 6, 2014

Hong Kong protesters, government officials agree to “several rounds” of talks
CNN, October 6, 2014

香港学联将与港府举行多轮对话(HKFS to hold “several rounds” of talks with Hong Kong government)
Deutsche Welle, October 7, 2014

Hong Kong lawmakers postpone meeting on protests, cite safety concerns
Los Angeles Times, October 7, 2014

香港立法会宣布周三大会取消 (Legislative Council of Hong Kong cancels Wednesday meeting)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 7, 2014

Live: Chief Secretary Carrie Lam to meet Federation of Students leaders on Friday
South China Morning Post, October 7, 2014

学联港府对话确定三原则 明商地点及议题 (HKFS and Hong Kong government agreed on three principles for dialogue, will discuss location and agenda tomorrow)
South China Morning Post, October 7, 2014

香港“占中”中外媒体报道大相径庭 (China and overseas’ media coverage of “Occupy Central” are poles apart)
Voice of America, October 7, 2014

Opinion: China relies on old tricks to control coverage of Hong Kong protests
CNN, October 6, 2014

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

内地多名维权人士据报支持占中被带走 (Several mainland human rights defenders picked up for supporting “Occupy Central”)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 7, 2014

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

治港的失败 亦是中国复兴的挫折 (Failure to manage Hong Kong is a setback for China’s national rejuvenation)
South China Morning Post, October 7, 2014

香港观察:香港占中运动给北京十个启示(10 lessons Hong Kong's “Occupy Central” has for Beijing)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 7, 2014

Hong Kong: the river of democracy will flow to Tiananmen Square
The Guardian, October 3, 2014

China Punishes a Scholar
The New York Times, October 7, 2014