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, November 11, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

北京反腐败宣言 (全文) (Beijing Anti-corruption Declaration: Full Text)
People’s Daily, November 10, 2014

陕西一村委会举债70万修雕塑 称不搞面子难要拨款(Australia considers anti-corruption extradition treaty with China)
Deutsche Welle, November 10, 2014

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

长沙查获3400万只假避孕套 案值达2.3亿元 (34 million fake condoms worth RMB 230 million seized in Changsha)
Xinhua, November 11, 2014

34 million fake condoms seized in China amid scare of AIDS
Times of India, November 9, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong protesters carry out “yellow ribbon” march
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 9, 2014

China Backs CY Leung’s Handling of Hong Kong Protests
The Wall Street Journal, November 9, 2014

Xi Supports Hong Kong democracy “within law,” Leung says
Bloomberg, November 9, 2014

Hong Kong farmers protest over tycoon land grab
Channel News Asia, November 9, 2014

香港前特首董建华组织智库 冀助政改通过及促使占领运动早日结束 (Former HK chief Tung Chee-hwa launches think tank to assist political reform)
Reuters, November 10, 2014

Police can arrest protesters who obstruct bailiffs, Hong Kong's High Court rules
South China Morning Post, November 10, 2014

Hong Kong rejects talks after court rules against protest
Bloomberg, November 11, 2014

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong politician, says protesters will soon be arrested
CBC News, November 11, 2014

调查:港人对普通话抗拒感创新高 (Survey: Hong Kongers’ resistance to Mandarin at new high)
South China Morning Post, November 10, 2014

香港自认中国人比率不足一成创新低 (Fewer than 10% Hong Kongers self-identify as Chinese, a new low)
Voice of America, November 11, 2014

International Relations (国际关系)

Stephen Harper raises human rights concerns with Chinese President Xi Jinping
CBC News, November 9, 2014

In Beijing, clearer views hide real life
The New York Times, November 10, 2014

China targets “hostile foreign forces” in crescendo of accusations
The Christian Science Monitor, November 9, 2014

Apec restrictions “worse than prison”: China dissident Hu Jia
The Straits Times, November 11, 2014

Changing China
CBS News, November 10, 2014

Internet (互联网)

中国政府又要整治网络视频 (China to launch another clean-up online videos)
Radio Free Asia, November 10, 2014

Labor (劳工)

China's high employment cause for short-term comfort, long-term concern
Reuters, November 9, 2014

Population (人口)

中国单独二孩政策并未达到预期效果 (China’s policy of allowing second child if one parent is single child does not achieve desired results)
Radio Free Asia, November 11, 2014

Religion (宗教)

The rise of Christianity in China
Financial Times, November 7, 2014

Society (社会)

毕业后失业:中国“无产阶级知识分子”(Unemployed university graduates become China’s “proletarian intellectuals” )
Deutsche Welle, November 10, 2014

内地人生活满意度与英德相当 但不乐于助人 (Report: Chinese mainlanders as satisfied with life as British and Germans, but unwilling to help others)
Cankao Xiaoxi, November 11, 2014

Women (妇女)

U.N. women's rights panel accuses China of harassing activists
Reuters, November 7, 2014

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China targets “wild imams” in mass public sentencing
Reuters, November 7, 2014

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

新加坡给中国的真正启示 (Singapore’s real revelations for China)
Financial Times, November 10, 2014

文革,中国仍然没有结束的一场革命? (Is the Cultural Revolution still happening in China?)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 11, 2014