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 20, 2014

Environment (环境)

Beijing’s smog clouds city’s marathon
The Guardian, October 20, 2014

报告称:雾霾成为我国入境旅游主要影响因素之一 (Report: Smog a leading cause for drop in foreign tourists to China)
Xinhua, October 20, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

Australia set to seize assets of corrupt Chinese officials
The Sydney Morning Herald, October 20, 2014

传澳大利亚同意协助中国查没中国贪官在澳资产 (Australia agrees to assist China in seizing corrupt Chinese officials’ assets )
South China Morning Post, October 20, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

HK Supreme Court bans protesters’ road blocks
China Daily, October 20, 2014

香港高院颁布临时禁令:禁止市民“占旺”(Hong Kong Supreme Court issues preliminary injunction to ban demonstrators from “occupying Mong Kok”)
Deutsche Welle, October 20, 2014

Not Just Democracy: Anti-Tycoon Anger Also Spurs Hong Kong Protesters
The Wall Street Journal, October 20, 2014

Hong Kong Police Accuse Man of Inciting Protests
The New York Times, October 19, 2014

After clashes, Hong Kong students, government stand their ground before talks
Reuters, October 20, 2014

香港政府计划周二与学联对话 (Hong Kong government to hold talk with HKFS on Tuesday)
Financial Times, October 18, 2014

Reeducation-Through-Labor (劳教)

China's Communist Party Plenum Focuses On Rule Of Law, But Not As The West Sees It
International Business Times, October 19, 2014

公众期望四中全会限制权力,保护权利 (Chinese people hope for checks on power and rights protection in Party’s 4th Plenum)
Voice of America, October 20, 2014

Tibet (西藏)

China’s crackdown slows Tibetan refugee crossings to freedom in India
The Washington Post, October, 19, 2014

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

At Least 22 People Are Reported Killed in Attack at a Market in Western China
The New York Times, October, 19, 2014

新疆户籍改革:户口城乡统一 乌市克市控人口 (Xinjiang Hukou reform: integrating rural and urban hukou, Urumqi and Karamay tighten population control)
South China Morning Post, October, 20, 2014

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

香港抗议活动民主与经济原因各半 (Both democracy and the economy have spurred Hong Kong protests)
The Wall Street Journal, October 20, 2014