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, May 29, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

男方经济主导 离婚多占财产 (Guangzhou ACWF 2013 report on domestic violence: after divorce males get lion's share of assets)
South China Morning Post, May 28, 2015

Access to Information (信息公开)

Chinese media get the knives out for “super vulgar butcher” activist
South China Morning Post, May 28, 2015

China’s publishers court America as its authors scorn censorship
The New York Times, May 28, 2015

Artist detained for posting humorous portrait of China’s president
South China Morning Post, May 28, 2015

冷战之后的媒体战,俄罗斯和中国似乎占据优势 (Russia and China seem to dominate media war in post-Cold War era)
Radio Free Asia, May 28, 2015

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Where have all the flowers gone? Still time to respond to China’s draft foreign NGO law
China Law and Policy, May 29, 2015

HRIC Law Note: Draft Law on Foreign NGOs Undermines Chinese Civil Society and China’s International Engagement

Human Rights in China, May 21, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

中国外逃贪官杨秀珠在美被捕 等候引渡遣返归国 (Chinese fugitive official wanted on corruption charges in U.S. custody, to be repatriated)
Reuters, May 29, 2015

The truth About Chinese corruption
The Diplomat, May 29, 2015

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

High tech helps "Fox Hunt 2015" net China's fugitives
China Daily, May 28, 2015

China cybersecurity plan aims to protect state secrets: official paper
Reuters, May 28, 2015

Cyber shield to protect top secrets
The Standard, May 29, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

港又有民運人士 遭馬來西亞拒絕入境 (Another HK democratic activist denied entry by Malaysia)
Apple Daily, May 29, 2015

Hong Kong lawmaker “Long Hair” detained at Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur airport; passport seized
South China Morning Post, May 29, 2015

Determined: Local passion is flaring, but China’s fears of secessionism are overblown
The Economist, May 30, 2015

Marchers find new reform message
Radio Television Hong Kong, May 29, 2015

Counterterrorism (反恐)

Chinese police shoot two Uyghurs dead in Xinjiang bomb attack
Radio Free Asia, May 28, 2015

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

中国政治不透明是中美关系重大障碍 (Opacity of Chinese politics is major obstacle in Sino-American relations)
Financial Times, May 29, 2015

网友投稿:重返毛时代? 点评习近平言论 (Netizen contributions: Returning to Mao era? Commentaries on Xi Jinping’s speeches)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 28, 2015