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 22, 2015

Corruption (腐败)

China says ousted security tsar's influence corrupted others
Reuters, January 21, 2015

Line drawn on purported corruption in calligraphy
The New York Times, January 22, 2015

最高检今年组建新的反贪总局 (China’s Supreme People’s Procuratorate to set up new anti-corruption bureau this year)
Xinhua, January 22, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

Police refuse Jimmy Lai's request to “charge me immediately,” for organising Occupy protest
South China Morning Post, January 21, 2015

一些香港人要求英国给予居留权 (Pessimistic about future, some Hongkongers demand UK to grant right of abode)
Voice of America, January 22, 2015

香港接受内地跨境生名额大减 港媒:入学会更难 (Hong Kong heavily reduces quota for mainland students)
Cankao Xiaoxi, January 22, 2015

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Chinese activist faces deportation after escape to meet husband in Vietnam
Radio Free Asia, January 21, 2015

International Relations (Security, Trade and Investment), 国际关系(安全,贸易和投资)

Manila: China's reclamation in disputed reefs now massive
ABC News, January 21, 2015

Labor (劳工)

香港劳工刊物称中国劳工维权压力空前 (China Labor Watch: labor rights defense in China faces unprecedented pressure)
Voice of America, January 22, 2015

LGBTI (男女同性恋、双性恋、变性人和两性人)

Seeking a lesbian wife: pressured Chinese gays turn to online dating for “cooperative marriage”
South China Morning Post, January 22, 2015

Population (人口)

China says its gender imbalance is "most serious” in the world
Economic Times, January 21, 2015

中国大陆男性人口比女性人口多3300万人 (33 million more males than females in mainland China)
Radio Free Asia, January 21, 2015

State Compensation (国家赔偿)

Shanghai officials fired over New Year’s Eve stampede
The Wall Street Journal, January 21, 2015

外滩踩踏事件受害人家属对当局表不满 (Families of Shanghai stampede dissatisfied with the authorities’ compensation plan)
Deutsche Welle, January 22, 2015外滩踩踏事件受害人家属对当局表不满/a-18209115?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

北京媒体质疑上海问责 (People’s Daily reporter and The Beijing News question Shanghai’s accountability mechanism)
Radio France Internationale, January 22, 2015中国/20150122-北京媒体质疑上海问责/

Taiwan (台湾)

美国白宫网站发起签名请愿:要求尊重中华民国及其国旗 (Activists petition White House online: respect the Republic of China and her national flag)
Radio Free Asia, January 21, 2015

Tibet (西藏)

Pope Francis leaves door open to Dalai Lama meeting
The Telegraph, January 22, 2015