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.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

”Fox Hunt 2014”: China’s overseas campaign against corrupt officials
The Diplomat, October 22, 2014

十八大以来落马的55个“大老虎” (55 “big tigers” who have fallen from grace since the 18th Party Congress)
People’s Daily, October 22, 2014

Cyber security (网络安全)

Apple CEO discusses security with top Chinese official amid hacking claims: Xinhua
Reuters, October 22, 2014

iCloud被黑疑云未散 苹果总裁库克访华 (Apple CEO Tim Cook visits China amid suspicions of iCloud hacking)
Deutsche Welle, October 22, 2014

Death Penalty (死刑)

China executed 2,400 prisoners last year says human rights group
Newsweek, October 21, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

Occupy Central—The Debate: Full coverage of student-government talks
South China Morning Post, October 21, 2014

HRIC Resource
Timeline: Hong Kongers Call for Democracy and Universal Suffrage

Hong Kong talks break up without agreement
The Telegraph, October 22, 2014

HRIC Resource
Hong Kong: Preserving Rights, Honoring Promises

Hong Kong protests: Plans for march to home of Chief Exec Leung Chun Ying
The Straits Times, October 22, 2014

梁振英公民提名有利穷人论引发争议 (C.Y. Leung says composition of nominating committee benefits poor people, stirs controversy)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 22, 2014

Hong Kong stocks defy protests to post world’s best gain
Bloomberg, October 22, 2014

Kenny G visit to Hong Kong protest site prompts chorus of anger in China
The Guardian, October 22, 2014

中国警告外国艺人言行谨慎勿支持占中 (China warns foreign artists against supporting “Occupy Central”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 22, 2014

June Fourth (六四)

Tiananmen Square protests veteran Chen Ziming dies in Beijing
South China Morning Post, October 22, 2014

民运“三朝元老”陈子明的一生 (Veteran of three democracy movements: the life of Chen Ziming)
Voice of America, October 22, 2014

Rule of Law (法治)

Judges in China Are Quitting in Droves
The Wall Street Journal, October 20, 2014

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Analyst: “Beijing will not accept real democracy in Hong Kong”
Deutsche Welle, October 21, 2014

Crony Communism in China
The New York Times, October 17, 2014

四中全会标志中国进入反腐新阶段 (Fourth Plenum marks new phase of China’s anti-corruption campaign)
Deutsche Welle, October 22, 2014