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.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

中国全球“猎狐”:288名贪腐嫌犯落网 (288 suspects caught in China’s anti-corruption “fox hunt” )
Deutsche Welle, November 17, 2014中国全球猎狐288名贪腐嫌犯落网/a-18069498?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

China's “Fox Hunt” grabs 288 suspects in worldwide anti-graft net
Reuters, November 17, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong warns it may clear part of protest site
The New York Times, November 17, 2014

Hong Kong police set to clear Occupy protesters “this week”
South China Morning Post, November 17, 2014

香港学联代表回乡证被注销赴京受阻 (With “Home Return Permits” revoked, HKFS representatives denied access to Beijing)
Voice of America, November 15, 2014

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy student leaders refused entry to Beijing
Time, November 17, 2014

社评:香港学联再演“进京上访”苦肉计 (Editorial: HKFS plays the “petition Beijing” card to win sympathy)
Global Times, November 17, 2014

毕业典礼现黄伞 占中民意有变化 (Students open yellow umbrellas during HK Baptist University commencement as some polls show support for Occupy is waning)
Deutsche Welle, November 17, 2014毕业典礼现黄伞-占中民意有变化/a-18069420?maca=chi-rss-chi-all-1127-rdf

香港居民对示威活动支持下降 但也不满意政府的反应—调查
Support for Hong Kong street protests wanes ahead of expected clearance: poll
Reuters, November 17, 2014

Watch: Student refused diploma after opening yellow umbrella during graduation ceremony
Shanghaiist, November 17, 2014

Hong Kong families split over support for Occupy Central protest
South China Morning Post, November 17, 2014

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Ilham Tohti's students to stand trial “soon” in China's Xinjiang
South China Morning Post, November 17, 2014

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

反腐败不能搞运动,要靠制度建设 (Anti-corruption is not a movement, needs institutionalization)
The New York Times, November 17, 2014