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, December 04, 2014

Children (儿童)

Early-childhood separations, common in china, said to hold hidden dangers
The New York Times, December 4, 2014

Civil Society (民间社会)

Few clues in Chinese editor’s detention
The New York Times, December 3, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

中国多清廉?北京与透明国际各有说法 (Is China more honest? Beijing and Transparency International differ)
Voice of America, December 4, 2014

Cyber security (网络安全)

报告称93%中国政府网站存安全漏洞 2430家被篡改 (Report: 93% of Chinese government websites have security loopholes, 2430 have been tampered with)
China News, December 3, 2014

93% of Chiense govt websites have security loopholes: report
China Daily, December 4, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

Beijing tells Britain it has no “moral responsibility” for Hong Kong
South China Morning Post (English), December 3, 2014
Reuters (Chinese), December 4, 2014

Hong Kong student protesters consider pulling up stakes
Reuters, December 4, 2014

As Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution folds, what’s next for Asia’s World City?
Fortune, December 3, 2014

International Relations (国际关系)

Xi Jinping's rise in China threatens rights and worries neighbours, Obama warns
The Guardian, December 4, 2014

Media (媒体)

中国新措施进一步严控国内媒体 (China’s new measures further control domestic media)
Voice of America, December 4, 2014

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

China blocks protests on “Constitution Day”
Times, December 4, 2014

Population (人口)

China to end using executed prisoners' organs
Aljazeera, December 4, 2014

Taiwan (台湾)

Ex-Tiananmen leader Wu’er Kaixi on why he’s running for office in Taiwan
The Wall Street Journal, December 3, 2014

台证实逮捕首名在台大陆籍间谍 (Taiwan confirms first-ever arrest of mainland spy)
South China Morning Post, December 4, 2014