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.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Corruption (腐败)

China hands US list of corrupt officials alleged to have fled to America
South China Morning Post, March 25, 2015

China, US work to clear legal hurdles
China Daily, March 25, 2015

中国向美国提供逃往美国贪腐嫌疑人“优先名单” (China provides U.S. with “priority list” of graft suspects who have fled to the country)
Reuters, March 25, 2015

China's local gov'ts urged to implement power list system
Sina News, March 24, 2015

Freedom of Association and Assembly (结社自由、集会自由)

Christian pastor in China gets one-year prison term in battle over crosses
New York Times, March 24, 2015

China orders square dancers to walk the line
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 24, 2015

Freedom of Expression (言论自由)

艾未未獲頒國際特赦最高人權獎 (Ai Weiwei receives Amnesty’s top honor)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 24, 2015

西藏艺术家阿旺坚赞被拘押 (Tibetan artist Ngawang Gyaltsen detained)
Voice of America, March 25, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

Sha Tau Kok shops plan would take pressure off other border areas, local councillors argue
South China Morning Post, March 25, 2015

Information Control (信息控制)

China's great firewall: Fortune at the expense of freedom?
CNN, March 25, 2015

Refugees and Asylum Seekers (难民和庇护寻求者)

Tug-of-war between China, Turkey over suspected Uighurs in Thailand
Yahoo News, March 25, 2015

中国土耳其分别要求泰国遣返维吾尔移民 (China and Turkey request Thailand to extradite Uyghur immigrants)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 24, 2015

Taiwan (台湾)

Taiwan activists fan China fears as protest trial opens
Reuters, March 25, 2015

Women (妇女)

Britain calls for release of Chinese female activists
The Telegraph, March 25, 2015

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Chinese officials must learn that clarity is key to good governance
South China Morning Post, Date