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 24, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China reacts to massive corruption tally of a fallen general
Foreign Policy, November 22, 2014

China to force bosses at central government-run firms to reveal pay - state media
Reuters, November 24, 2014

Disasters (灾难)

Strong quake in western China kills 5, injures dozens
USA Today, November 23, 2014

Education (教育)

狮城女留学生北大遭性侵怀孕 副教授被开除 (Peking University associate professor expelled for impregnating Singaporean student)
South China Morning Post, November 24, 2014

Sex scandals and victim-blaming bedevil Chinese universities
Foreign Policy, November 21, 2014

Environment (环境)

Despite Persecution, guardian of Lake Tai spotlights China’s polluters
The New York Times, November 23, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

A struggle for the soul of Hong Kong’s protest movement
The New York Times, November 24, 2014

Hong Kong protesters denied entry into China
The Washington Post, November 24, 2014

Occupy protest organisers split over plan to hand themselves in to police
South China Morning Post, November 24, 2014

Hong Kong protests at a crossroads
Voice of America, November 22, 2014

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

知名异议人士郭飞雄案下周五开庭 (Prominent Chinese rights defense activist Guo Feixiong to be tried on Friday)
Voice of America, November 24, 2014

Prosecution of Uighur students underscores perils of Chinese clampdown
The New York Times, November 24, 2014

Law (法律)

中国《反家庭暴力法》已列立法规划 有望尽快出台
China's "Anti-Domestic Violence Law" is expected to set out the legislative plan as soon as possible
China News, November 24, 2014

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

China’s millenniums-old salt monopoly no match for economic reform
The New York Times, November 24, 2014

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

广东普宁市12维权村民被抓 数千人游行抗议迫市府放人 (Thousands march in Guangdong to demand release of 12 village rights defenders)
Radio Free Asia, November 24, 2014