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, January 15, 2015

Corruption (腐败)

Beijing’s concern grows over anti-corruption critics
The Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2015

习近平要求继续反腐 (Xi Jinping calls for continuous anti-corruption efforts)
Deutsche Welle, January 14, 2015习近平要求继续反腐/a-18189875?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

Xi calls for more anti-corruption efforts despite achievements
Xinhua, January 14, 2015

Cyber security (网络安全)

China’s Cyber Diplomacy: a taste of law to come?
The Diplomat, January 14, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong activists released ahead of new democracy march
South China Morning Post, January 15, 2015

After criticism from Hong Kong’s leader, publisher raises book’s print run
The New York Times, January 14, 2014

梁振英点名批评学生杂志文章引争议 (C.Y. Leung’s criticism of student journal article sparks controversy)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 14, 2015

梁振英发表施政报告首提“港独” (C.Y. Leung mentions “Hong Kong separatism” for the first time in policy address)
Radio Free Asia, January 14, 2015

2015 policy address: as it happened
South China Morning Post, January 15, 2015

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

Five held after land dispute clashes in China's Sichuan
成都逾百警察强征打人 四川省纪委门前千人请愿
Radio Free Asia, January 14, 2014

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

Families of China stampede dead demand answers
Daily Mail, January 14, 2015

China investigates Shanghai officials' lavish banquet before stampede: Xinhua
Reuters, January 14, 2015

Taiwan (台湾)

Taiwan protests China’s new air routes amid rising tensions
Voice of America, January 15, 2015

Tibet (西藏)

Tibetan youth is freed after being held for “politically sensitive" photos
Radio Free Asia, January 14, 2014

Women (妇女)

中国年轻女性掀起平权之风 (Chinese young women fight for gender equality)
South China Morning Post, January 15, 2015

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

中国是否存在“越翻越腐”的可能性?(Will China’s anti-corruption campaign breed more corruption?)
Radio France Internationale, January 15, 2015中国/20150115-中国是否存在“越反越腐”的可能性?%E3%80%80