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.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

“猎狐”自首大限154人投案 (154 suspects surrender to authorities ahead of “Fox Hunt” deadline)
The Beijing News, December 2, 2014

Operation Fox Hunt nabs more fugitives
The Australian, December 2, 2014

Counterterrorism (反恐)

Can China and the U.S. work together on counterterrorism?
The Diplomat, December 2, 2014

Culture (文化)

China’s artists to be taught “correct view” in new plan
The New York Times, December 1, 2014

中国要求文艺工作者下基层体验生活 (China demands artists experience life in grassroots communities)
Voice of America, December 2, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

Occupy co-founders urge students to go home as they vow to surrender to police
South China Morning Post, December 2, 2014

Occupy Central organisers heading for a split after failed escalation?
South China Morning Post, December 2, 2014

Mong Kok ban on Lester Shum, others to continue
RTHK, December 2, 2014

Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong begins hunger strike to press for political reform
South China Morning Post, December 2, 2014

Hong Kong’s top leader CY Leung says pro-democracy hunger strike is futile
Time, December 2, 2014

Hong Kong: MPs get emergency debate on Chinese rebuff
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 1, 2014

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Once a cop, now an outcast: A Chinese tale of abuse and a craving for justice
The Washington Post, December 1, 2014

公益律师常伯阳获取保候审 27位反艾滋歧视青年成都举牌 (Rights defense lawyer Chang Boyang released for medical treatment, 27 youths protest AIDS discrimination in Chengdu)
Radio Free Asia, November 29, 2014

International Human Rights (国际人权)

How China uses Christmas to hide its human rights abuses from the world
Quartz, December 2, 2014

June Fourth (六四)

吾尔开希西宣布参选台湾立法委员 (June Fourth student leader Wu'er Kaixi to run in Taiwan parliamentary by-election)
Radio Free Asia, December 1, 2014

青年胡耀邦形象首现银幕 (Young Hu Yaobang featured in Chinese film for the first time)
The Beijing News, December 1, 2014

Media (媒体)

我国正研究传播立法首部新闻法或将诞生 (China researching law on broadcasts as first part of forthcoming law on news)
Jinghua, December 1, 2014

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China's Xinjiang passes rules, plans fines to curb unrest: Xinhua
Reuters, November 30, 2014

土耳其表示愿收容在泰国被拘的维族人 中方作出回应
China rebukes Turkey for offer to shelter Uighur refugees
Reuters, December 1, 2014

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

The Guardian view on the continuing protests in Hong Kong
The Guardian, December 1, 2014