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.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Civil Society, (民间社会)

Foreign non-government groups in China fear clampdown under new law
Reuters, March 9, 2015

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

清华女生自费十多万出版《中国食品安全档案》 (Tsinghua student publishes “Chinese food safety file” out of own pocket)
People’s Daily, March 10, 2015

Culture (文化)

冯骥才谈文艺领域反腐:彻底把官员从协会里请出去 (Artist Feng Jicai on fighting corruption in cultural field: officials should all leave associations)
People’s Daily, March 10, 2015

Environment (环境)

China arrests anti-smog campaigners
The Telegraph, March 9, 2015

Health (健康)

WHO: China needs to act against smoking
Deutsche Welle, March 9, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

Martin Lee, Hong Kong democracy leader, subject of warning from China to Ottawa
Huffington Post, March 10, 2015

Democracy is a must for Deng Xiaoping’s formula to work: Interview with Martin Lee
Human Rights in China, November 2014

港府被動「一簽多行」設限不了了之 (Passive Hong Kong government leaves limiting multiple-entry permits unsettled)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 10, 2015

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Concern for women's rights activists detained in China
British Broadcasting Cooperation, March 9, 2015

Labor (劳工)

China’s “factory girls” have grown up—and are going on strike
Quartz, March 10, 2015

Tibet (西藏)

Tibetan monk is beaten, detained following solitary protest
Radio Free Asia, March 9, 2015

台湾藏人团体纪念西藏暴动56周年 (Tibetan groups in Taiwan commemorate 56th anniversary of Tibet uprising)
Voice of America, March 10, 2015

Women (妇女)

China completely flunked International Women’s Day
Quartz, March 9, 2015

China’s legislature: bigger, richer, still full of men
The Wall Street Journal, March 10, 2015

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

维权人士怎么看中国反腐? (How does a rights defender look at the anti-graft campaign?)
Deutsche Welle, March 9, 2015

中国两会所面临的经济、环保、军事问及政治社会问题引起欧洲媒体广泛的关注 (Economic, environmental, military, socio-political issues faced by Two Congresses attract wide attention from European media)
Radio Free Asia, March 9, 2015