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 14, 2014

Children (儿童)

Disabled couple walks 500 kilometres to raise money for children's education
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

中国反腐“有的放矢” (China’s “selective” anti-corruption measures)
Radio Free Asia, November 14, 2014

Why China is torpedoing the G20’s corruption initiative
Business Spectator, November 14, 2014

Education (教育)

教育部:有些高校偏重西方法学理论 缺乏鉴别批判 (China’s Ministry of Education: some universities put too much focus on Western legal theories, lack critical judgment)
The Beijing News, November 14, 2014

Environment (环境)

双11后遗症集中爆发 快递垃圾造成浪费和污染令人担忧 (Shipping package trash from Singles Day shopping frenzy raises environmental concerns)
China National Radio, November 14, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

Rescuing protest artwork from Hong Kong’s streets
The New York Times, November 14, 2014

Hong Kong High Court order sets up clearance attempt at Occupy Mong Kok next week
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2014

美议员担心香港自治不保 启动修法 (U.S. legislators announce congressional bill to support Hong Kong’s human rights and political development)
Voice of America, November 14, 2014

U.S.lawmakers announce bill supporting Hong Kong “freedom and democracy”
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2014

香港学联宣布派代表周六赴北京争取民主 (HKFS announces it will send representatives to Beijing to fight for democracy)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 14, 2014

International Relations (Security, Trade and Investment), 国际关系(安全,贸易和投资)

A surprising rapprochement between China and the U.S.
The New Yorker, November 12, 2014

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

广东雷州数千村民抗议强征土地 警察抓捕2人遭村民围堵 (Thousands of Guangdong villagers protest against land seizures, 2 arrested)
Radio Free Asia, November 13, 2014

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

习近平:民主未必仅仅体现在一人一票直选上 (Xi to Obama: democracy doesn’t have to be “one person, one vote”)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 14, 2014

习奥瀛台夜话全记录:聊到深夜11点才分手 (Full transcript of Xi Jinping and Obama’s conversation at Zhongnanhai)
Haiwai Net, November 14, 2014

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China identifies “dozens” of Uighurs in Thailand: report
Reuters, November 14, 2014

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

《环时》回应《纽时》:勿把自己看得那么普世 (Global Times to New York Times: shouldn’t consider yourself such an upholder of universal values)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 14, 2014

环球时报:纽约时报该用为什么问自己 (Global Times: The New York Times should ask itself “why”)
Global Times, November 14, 2014

中国言“新常态”为时尚早 (China’s claim of “new normal” is premature)
Financial Times, November 14, 2014