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 27, 2015

Corruption (腐败)

China ramps up global manhunt for corrupt officials with operation “Skynet”
South China Morning Post, March 27, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong press freedom index falls amid self-censorship and attacks on journalists
South China Morning Post, March 27, 2015

国际之都香港的免费电视台或将出现一言堂 (Hong Kong may soon have only one free TV channel)
Radio France Internationale, March 27, 2015中国/20150327-国际之都香港的免费电视台或将出现一言堂/

民建联议员漠视香港司法独立批评“警察抓人法官放人” (Pro-Beijing Democratic Alliance politician Elizabeth Quat scorns Hong Kong’s judicial independence: “police catch people and courts let them go” since Occupy Movement)
Radio France Internationale, March 27, 2015政治/20150327-民建联议员漠视香港司法独立批评“警察抓人法官放人”/

Olympics 2022 (2022 冬奥会)

Beijing assures Olympic security as 2022 bid inspections end
Associated Press, March 27, 2015

Women (妇女)

Chinese feminist subjected to “extreme” interrogations: Lawyer
Radio Free Asia, March 26, 2015

China raids offices of rights group as crackdown on activism continues
The New York Times, March 26, 2015

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

中国官方警告网民对新疆克拉玛依火灾评论自律 (Chinese government cautions netizens to exercise self-discipline when commenting on Xinjiang fire)
Radio France Internationale, March 26, 2015中国/20150326-中国官方警告网民对新疆克拉玛依火灾评论自律/

Court rules suspected Uighur family must remain in Thai custody
Voice of America, March 27, 2015

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China's master plan for remaking its courts
The Diplomat, March 26, 2015