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, December 08, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

中国向美国提供在逃贪官黑名单 (China gives U.S. blacklist of corrupt officials on the run)
Radio Free Asia, December 5, 2014

China probe of former security chief may mean closed-door trial
Bloomberg, December 8, 2014

周永康案是中共建政以来最大政变案?(Is Zhou Yongkang’s case the biggest coup since Communist takeover?)
Voice of America, December 8, 2014

Culture (文化)

Xi Jinping: the growing cult of China's “Big Daddy Xi”
The Telegraph, December 8, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong’s leader expects tough fight in clearing protests
Bloomberg, December 7, 2014

Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong ends hunger strike
CNN, December 8, 2014

A frail face becomes a defiant focus of Hong Kong’s waning protest
The New York Times, December 7, 2014

Occupy protesters seek legal advice over “police abuse” while detained
South China Morning Post, December 8, 2014

六四幸存者唐路香港声援占中 挺民主社会对抗专制 (June Fourth survivor Rose Tang supports “Occupy Central” in Hong Kong, welcomes the democratic society’s fight against dictatorship)
Radio Free Asia, December 6, 2014

Internet (互联网)

2014网络自由排名中国垫底 “占中行动”让中国政府更加惧怕网络自由 (China, at bottom in Global Internet Freedom 2014, is made even more fearful about Internet freedom by “Occupy Central”)
Radio Free Asia, December 5, 2014

鲁炜走访苹果、脸书 (China's top Internet regulator visits Apple and Facebook)
Voice of America, December 8, 2014

Labor (劳工)

Labor movement “concertmaster” tests Beijing's boundaries
Reuters, December 6, 2014

Media (媒体)

Environmental filmmakers have rare impact in China
Townhall, December 4, 2014

Tibet (西藏)

Tibetan activist dies after suspected beating, torture in jail
Radio Free Asia, December 7, 2014

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

The twilight world of China's wild west
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 7, 2014

乌鲁木齐两起暴恐案一审宣判8人死刑 (First trial of Urumqi’s two terrorist attacks sentences 8 to death)
Voice of America, December 8, 2014

Opinion and Editorial (观点和评论)

New domestic violence law won't change chauvinistic attitudes of China's men
South China Morning Post, December 8, 2014