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.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Business and Economics (商业和经济)

Half of Chinese provinces deserve junk ratings, S&P warns
Financial Times, November 20, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

中国加入国际反腐败学院 巡查将扩大到驻外机构
China joined the International Anti-Corruption Academy inspections will be extended to institutions abroad
Global Times, November 20, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

Joshua Wong says Occupy protests should not end yet despite mass opposition
South China Morning Post, November 20, 2014

戴耀廷黄之锋入选“全球百大思想家”(Occupy Central leaders Benny Tai and Joshua Wong listed in FP 2014 Top 100 Global Thinkers)
Voice of America, November 20, 2014

Britain's last governor in Hong Kong to address U.S. China commission
Reuters, November 20, 2014

Half of Occupy protesters ready to pack it in if asked by organisers
South China Morning Post, November 20, 2014

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Prominent China rights lawyer could face harsher charges: attorney
Reuters, November 20, 2014

Chinese journalist facing life sentence for leaking to magazine
The Guardian, November 20, 2014

人权观察促北京放弃对媒体人高瑜刑控 (Human Rights Watch urges Beijing to drop charges against Gao Yu)
Voice of America, November 20, 2014

世界互联网大会乌镇召开 维权人士举牌遭抓捕 (Rights defenders taken away after holding placards outside World Internet Conference)
Radio Free Asia, November 19, 2014

Women (妇女)

Demanding toilet justice for the women of China
The New York Times, November 20, 2014