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, June 10, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Human rights in the People’s Daily
China Media Project, June 9, 2015

Full Text: Progress in China's Human Rights in 2014
The Central People’s Government of the People’s Republic of China, June 8, 2015

庆安纪委官员疑似因进京举报领导被蒙面人围殴致死 (Heilongjiang Qing’an discipline inspector beaten to death by masked group, possibly because of reporting official misconduct to Beijing)
Radio France Internationale, June 9, 2015

1937个村社区聘请法律顾问 (1,937 village communities to hire legal consultants)
Legal Daily, June 9, 2015

法官助理制度的探索 (An exploration of the system of judicial clerking)
Caijing, June 9, 2015

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

China holds activist who posted umbrella selfie on Tiananmen Square on June 4
Radio Free Asia, June 9, 2015

BBC中國博客:女子腋毛運動引爭議 (BBC China blog: Women’s armpit hair competition stirs debate)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 9, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

去年国家赔偿金额达1.1亿元 (China paid RMB 110 million in state compensations last year)
Kaixian, June 9, 2015

Senior leader urges progress of Party members' discipline awareness
Xinhua, June 8, 2015

214 fugitives nabbed in “Fox Hunt 2015”
China Daily, June 10, 2015

China says hunt for overseas graft suspects will be long-term
Reuters, June 10, 2015

Clashes in China's Jiangxi after teen's body is found near factory
Radio Free Asia, June 9, 2015

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

社会治安心中有数手中有招 (Community security systems possess effective means of electronic surveillance)
Legal Daily, June 9, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong tent protesters insist they will quit “village” after Legislative Council political reform vote
South China Morning Post, June 10, 2015

”Very slim chance” Hong Kong reform package will be passed, Carrie Lam admits
South China Morning Post, June 9, 2015

Carrie Lam meets more lawmakers over reform plan
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 9, 2015

With decision near on Hong Kong elections, Beijing affirms its case
The New York Times, June 10, 2015

香港人士:习近平下台前政改没希望 (HK health services sector: No hope for political reform during Xi Jingping reign)
Voice of America, June 10, 2015

三大滾動民調支持反對政改首現相同比率 (Rolling poll of 3 universities shows same percentage of “for” and “against” political reform package for first time)
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 10, 2015

王國興指三間大學滾動民調結果不可信 (Pro-Beijing lawmaker Wong Kwok-hing doubts reliability of rolling poll by 3 universities)
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 10, 2015

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China has right to regulate NGOs, but should recognise the positive role they play
South China Morning Post, June 9, 2015