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 16, 2015

Corruption (腐败)

中國軍網:徐才厚死後軍中反腐不停止 (Chinese military website: anti-graft campaign in the military will not stop with Xu Caihou’s death)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 16, 2015

Cyber security (网络安全)

China puts tech bill that concerns West on hold: U.S. official
Reuters, March 13, 2015

Environment (环境)

Chinese Premier vows tougher regulation on air pollution
The New York Times, March 16, 2015

Revamped environmental law raises hope for cleanup in China
Associated Press, March 14, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

Is Hong Kong’s academic freedom under Chinese attack?
Washington Post, March 13, 2015

Hukou (户口)

53%受访者求职在乎户口 超半数表示落户政策严苛 (53% survey respondents concerned with “hukou,” more than half consider the policy harsh)
China News, March 16, 2015

Internet (互联网)

China's censors go after critical commentators in online crackdown on debate
Radio Free Asia, March 13, 2015

June Fourth (六四)

After two decades of writing to China's Parliament, Tiananmen mothers stay silent
Radio Free Asia, March 12, 2015

Topic: Tiananmen mothers
Human Rights in China

Population (人口)

人权组织:一胎化的核心是控制和强制 (Human rights group: core of one-child policy is control and enforcement)
Voice of America, March 16, 2015

Rule of Law (法治)

Xinhua insight: China revises Legislation Law, paving way for legal reform
Xinhua Net, March 15, 2015

Women (妇女)

Five young feminists still missing in China
Global Voices, March 16, 2015

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

No, China’s not about to collapse
The Diplomat, March 13, 2015

Missing, kidnapped, trafficked: China has a problem with its children
The Guardian, March 12, 2015

A rare look Into one’s life on file in China
The New York Times, March 15, 2015

Revisiting Chen Guangcheng’s Great Escape
The Wall Street Journal, March 15, 2015