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 20, 2015

Corruption (腐败)

“Confessions” of a corrupt official on the run: China's veiled warning to other fugitives
South China Morning Post, March 20, 2015

China investigates provincial environment official for graft
Reuters, March 20, 2015

Environmental protection chief in coal-rich Chinese province accused of corruption
South China Morning Post, March 20, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong chief executive faces TV debate challenge over reform
South China Morning Post, March 20, 2015

曾批学生罢课不如退学 李国章获任港大校委会成员 (Arthur Li Kwok-cheung, who said HK students might as well drop out if they went on strike, appointed as HKU Council member)
South China Morning Post, March 20, 2015

International Relations (国际关系)

China crisis: west riven by age-old question-to appease or oppose?
The Guardian, March 19, 2015

Internet (互联网)

Reuters news websites “inaccessible” in China
South China Morning Post, March 20, 2015

Beijing to standardize govt website update
China Daily, March 20, 2015

继美国之后 欧盟亦表示对中国网络安全新法规的严重关切 (EU, after the US, expresses serious concern over China’s internet security regulations)
Reuters, March 20, 2015

Rule of Law (法治)

Errors found in China murder case 20 years after execution
Xinhua, March 19, 2015

Women (妇女)

Five feminists remain jailed in China for activities the government supports
Time, March 19, 2015

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

滕彪:“西方学者自我审查问题严重” (Teng Biao: self-censorship by Western academics is a serious problem)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 19, 2015