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, April 03, 2015

Corruption (腐败)

天津检察机关公诉周永康:受贿、滥权、泄密 (Zhou Yongkang charged with bribery, abuse of power, leaking state secrets)
South China Morning Post, April 3, 2015

China charges Zhou Yongkang with bribery
Wall Street Journal, April 2, 2015

Environment (环境)

中国将开展专项检查严防空气质量监测数据“造假” (China to develop special inspection to prevent “fake” air quality monitoring data)
Radio Free Asia, April 2, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong student leaders' “fatigue” hindered fight against HKU disaffiliation vote
South China Morning Post, April 4, 2015

Hong Kong student federation may quit pro-democracy alliance
South China Morning Post, April 4, 2015

Internet (互联网)

Great walls of fire: a wave of internet attacks points to an attempt to hobble foreign websites
Economist, April 4, 2015

China protests google security certificate decision
Wall Street Journal, April 2, 2015

谷歌撤消信任证书 网信办:难以接受 (China’s Internet agency says Google’s decision to reject its website security certificates is unacceptable)
The New York Times, April 1, 2015谷歌撤消信任证书-网信办难以接受/a-18359034

Women (妇女)

China's detained “guerrilla feminists”
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 1, 2015

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

观点:周永康被控即将受审的政治意义 (Opinion: political significance behind Zhou Yongkang’s upcoming trial)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 3, 2015

Xi Jinping Forever
Foreign Policy, April 1, 2015

Xi Jinping’s sayings now available in “little red app”
The New York Times, April 1, 2015