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.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Death penalty (死刑)

Is China rethinking the death penalty?
The Diplomat, November 26, 2014

Disasters (灾难)

China Coal-Mine Fire Kills 24
The Wall Street Journal, November 26, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

港法院续执行旺角禁制令 黄之锋岑敖晖被捕 (Hong Kong Court enforces second injunction in Mong Kok, Joshua Wong and Lester Shum arrested)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 26, 2014

Hong Kong protest leaders among 116 arrested in crackdown
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 26, 2014

Hong Kong police clear Mong Kok protest site after skirmishes
Bloomberg, November 26, 2014

香港普通抗议者被拒入境大陆 (Ordinary Hong Kong protesters blocked from entering mainland China )
Voice of America, November 25, 2014

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

维权人士天理被刑拘 郭飞雄案律师指天河法院管辖错误 (Activist Tian Li detained, Guo Feixiong’s lawyer argues Tianhe court errs on jurisdiction)
Radio Free Asia, November 26, 2014

June Fourth (六四)

六四公祭组织者于世文狱中健康堪忧 (Yu Shiwen, June Fourth public memorial organizer, in poor health in prison)
Voice of America, November 26, 2014

Women (妇女)

China has finally drafted a domestic-violence law
Time, November 26, 2014

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

伊力哈木七门生庭审结束 或从轻量刑 (7 university students linked to Ilham Tohti receive light sentences)
Voice of America, November 26, 2014

China tries 7 students of jailed Uighur Scholar for separatism
Bloomberg, November 26, 2014