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, March 09, 2015

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

Chinese MH370 relatives mark anniversary under police gaze
Business Insider, March 8, 2015

Civil Society (民间社会)

China cracks down on foreign nonprofits
The Wall Street Journal, March 6, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong book giant in censorship row after returning titles to “pro-democracy” publisher
The South China Morning Post, March 8, 2015

Our next generation is totally different: Interview with Carmen Kwong
Human Right in China, November 2014

China not backing down from Hong Kong election decision
Voice of America, March 8, 2015

Information Control (信息控制)

China vows to be open about environment as viral film is erased
The Telegraph, March 7, 2015

Law (法律)

Cybersecurity law a priority this year: top official
The Wall Street Journal, March 8, 2015

Law could mean official recognition of domestic violence in China's courts, activists say
The South China Morning Post, March 9, 2015

LGBTI (男女同性恋、双性恋、变 性人和两性人)

Sex expert’s secret is out, and China’s open to It
The New York Times, March 6, 2015

Population (人口)

中国内地富豪数位列世界第五 移民数居首位 (Mainland China ranks 5th in world in number of millionaires and 1st in emigration)
Guangming Online, March 8, 2015

Tibet (西藏)

Tibetan woman burns herself to death in protest over Chinese policies
Radio Free Asia, March 7, 2015

Women (妇女)

China holds five activists participating in rights event
The New York Times, March 8, 2015

妇女节前夕中国女权主义者被拘留 (Chinese feminists detained before Women’s Day)
Financial Times, March 9, 2015

马英九出席台湾妇女节联谊茶会 称赞女性一样能捍卫国家 (In Taiwan Women’s Day conference, Ma Ying-jeou says women can protect a nation)
Radio Free Asia, March 6, 2015

一步一腳印爭取香港婦女勞工權益 (One step at a time for Hong Kong women’s labor rights)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 6, 2015

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China city boss warns against Islamic head coverings in Xinjiang
Reuters, March 7, 2015

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

The coming Chinese crackup
The Wall Street Journal, March 6, 2015

Chen Guangcheng recounts his life fighting injustice and brutality in China
The Washington Post, March 6, 2015