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 28, 2014

Corruption, 腐败

China to put decorated general on trial over corruption
The Guardian, October 28, 2014

Cyber security (网络安全)

Researchers identify sophisticated Chinese cyberespionage group
The Washington Post, October 28, 2014

美报告:中国最强黑客组织瞄准西方和异见人士 (US report: China’s most sophisticated hacker group targets the West and dissidents)
South China Morning Post, October 28, 2014

Environment (环境)

China's grand water plan
Forbes, October 28, 2014

China says more heavy smog expected ahead of APEC summit
Reuters, October 27, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

Resolute Occupy protesters raise umbrellas to commemorate firing of tear gas
South China Morning Post, October 28, 2014

Hong Kong Democracy standoff, Circa 1960
The New York Times, October 27, 2014

CY Leung's popularity hits record low “as society becomes more polarized”
South China Morning Post, October 28, 2014

占中两发起人宣布返校复课 (Two “Occupy Central” organizers declared end of class boycott, but not end to protest )
South China Morning Post, October 28, 2014

June Fourth (六四)

Under cloud of repression, hundreds turn out to mourn Tiananmen Square “black hand’”
The Wall Street Journal, October 27, 2014

Rule of Law (法治)

中共发表依法治国决定 强调中国特色 (CPC’s decision on rule of law emphasizes Chinese characteristics)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 28, 2014

中国应该追求真正的法治 (China should pursue genuine rule of the law)
Financial Times, October 28, 2014

Taiwan (台湾)

China, Taiwan trade barbs over student spying report
Reuters, October 28, 2014

台湾否认间谍策反大陆学生 (Taiwan denies mainland’s claim of that it is recruiting Chinese mainland students in Taiwan to gather intelligence on spy on China)
Voice of America, October 28, 2014

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China’s crackdown on dissent shows how nervous its leaders are
The Washington Post, October 26, 2014