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.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Corruption (腐败)

China’s anti-corruption effort faces headwinds, Agency says
The Wall Street Journal, February 25, 2015

反腐“一阵风” 那只是传说 (Saying anti-graft campaign is just “a gust of wind” is only a rumor)
The Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Central Committee of the CPC, February 23, 2015

中纪委:反腐没有"减速带" 新春第一锤要敲响 (CCDI: no plan to “decelerate” anti-corruption campaign, significant effort to resume after Spring Festival), February 25, 2015

Freedom of Expression and Privacy (言论自由和隐私)

China fines 81-year-old writer Tie Liu
New Straits Times, February 25, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

Keep up pressure for democracy in Hong Kong, student leaders tell world summit
The South China Morning Post, February 25, 2015

Hong Kong's teen activists vow to return to the streets
CNN, February 25, 2015

國際特赦組織發表報告 指控警察違反國際公約 (Amnesty International report alleges Hong Kong police violated international treaty)
Passion Times, February 25, 2015

Amnesty International report 2014/15: The state of the world's human rights
Amnesty International, February 25, 2015

Internet (互联网)

Is Weibo on the way out?
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 24, 2015

Tibet (西藏)

青海同仁县下发二十种“涉藏独”活动禁令 (Qinghai bans 20 activities “suspected of promoting Tibetan independence”)
Radio Free Asia, February 24, 2015

United Nations (联合国)

China's vision for modernizing the UN
The Diplomat, February 25, 2015

Women (妇女)

For richer, for poorer: how China's laws put women second
The Guardian, February 25, 2015