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.

Friday, November 07, 2014

Children (儿童)

China police trace families of trafficked babies
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 7, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China media: Military corruption
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 7, 2014

Apec to set up network to track down and extradite corrupt officials
South China Morning Post, November 7, 2014

Environment (环境)

Counting the Varied Costs of China’s Dependence on Coal
The New York Times, November 7, 2014

Health (健康)

中国癌症患者生存率30%不及美国一半 (China’s cancer survival rate is 30%, less than half of US)
Global Times, November 7, 2014

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

国际特赦促APEC施压北京释放活动人士 (Amnesty International urges APEC leaders to pressure Beijing to release activists)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 7 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

HK protest leaders request formal meeting with Beijing
Channel News Asia, November 7, 2014

习近平认为现在是翻转邓小平“一国两制”的时机 (Xi Jinping believes now is the time to reverse Deng Xiaoping’s “one country, two systems” policy)
Radio France Internationale, November 6, 2014中国/20141106-习近平认为现在是翻转邓小平“一国两制”的时机

北京智囊称“占中”危及“香港安全” (Beijing think tank claims “Occupy Central” harms “Hong Kong’s safety”)
South China Morning Post, November 7, 2014

望获安排见京官 学联下午递信董建华 (Via letter, HKSF hopes Tung Chee-hwa can arrange meetings with Beijing officials)
South China Morning Post, November 7, 2014

International Relations (国际关系)

APEC期间北京竭力展现最佳形象 (Beijing strains for best image during APEC)
Voice of America, November 7, 2014

”APEC蓝”和党的面子 (“APEC blues” and the Party’s image)
Deutsche Welle, November 7, 2014

4-Mexico scraps $3.75 bln China rail deal ahead of state visit
Reuters, November 7, 2014

Migrants (农民工)

After suicide, Foxconn worker’s poems strike a chord
The Wall Street Journal, November 7, 2014

Population (人口)

No baby boom from easing of China's 1-child policy
ABC, November 7, 2014