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.

Friday, March 06, 2015

International Human Rights (国际人权)

China strsses four major viewpoints on human rights
Shanghai Daily, March 6, 2015

Counterterrorism (反恐)

Draft law "underscores China's concern to protect overseas interests"
Deutsche Welle, March 5, 2015

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

China newspaper suspends leaker of smog film propaganda directive
The Financial Times, March 6, 2015

Corruption (腐败)

Inquiry into disgraced Ling Jihua "linked more to his own problems than son’s fatal Ferrari crash"
South China Morning Post, March 6, 2015

”官场消费”减少 60家五星酒店亏损 (60 5-star hotels revenues down as “officialdom’s expenditures” drop)
People’s Daily, March 6, 2015

Domestic security (国内安全)

港媒:中国警方配备拐弯枪 火力远超以色列产品 (Chinese police are equipped with Corner Shot guns more powerful than Israeli counterparts)
China News, March 6, 2015

Education (教育)

莫言:应将学前教育纳入免费义务教育 (Mo Yan thinks preschool education should be free)
Sina News, March 6, 2015

Environment (环境)

China vows to fight pollution “with all our might”
The Guardian, March 5, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong faces "crisis of governance," British MPs warn
The Telegraph, March 6, 2015

英国下议会报告 香港自由受中国“侵蚀”(British House of Commons’ report: Hong Kong’s freedoms have been “eroded” by China)
Deutsche Welle, March 6, 2015
The UK’s relations with Hong Kong: 30 years after the Joint Declaration
British Foreign and Commonwealth Office , March 6, 2015

Police watchdog has reviewed 20 per cent of Occupy complaints-but has nearly 2,000 still to go
South China Morning Post, March 6, 2015

“One country, two systems” for Hong Kong must comply with China constitution, says Premier Li Keqiang
South China Morning Post, March 6, 2015

China's No. 3 Zhang Dejiang leader warns Hong Kong activists against “crossing a line”
The Straits Times, Date

Law (法律)

性暴力应定为家暴行为 (CPPCC member says sexual violence should be characterized as domestic violence)
Legal Evening News, March 6, 2015

Population (人口)

北京2020年人口将控制在2300万 目前已达2154万 (Beijing to limit population, now at 21.5 million, to 23 million by 2020)
Legal Evening News, March 6, 2015

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

元宵节香港团体游行促人大关注良心犯 (In Lantern Festival march, Hong Kong groups urge NPC attention on prisoners of conscience)
Radio Free Asia, March 5, 2015

Rule of Law (法治)

以改革之手推进依法治国 (Promoting rule of law by “the hand” of reform)
People’s Daily, March 6, 2015

Society (社会)

Knife attack wounds nine at Chinese train station
Reuters, March 5, 2015