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, June 03, 2016

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Activists openly mark Tiananmen crackdown on China's streets
Radio Free Asia, June 2, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Time is “slipping away”: Amnesty International calls for justice ahead of Tiananmen massacre anniversary
Hong Kong Free Press, June 2, 2016

Tiananmen Mothers: No amount of power can rub out June Fourth
Human Rights in China, June 1, 2016

China Tiananmen crackdown anniversary remembered in Taiwan
Voice of America, June 3, 2016

由学生发起的台湾六四晚会: “人权是最大公约数” (Student initiated June Fourth commemoration in Taiwan: “Human rights is the highest common factor”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 3, 2016

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China mandates state-private management model to censor the Internet
Global Voices, June 1, 2016

Cyberattack on Taiwan’s ruling party pinned on hackers from Chinese mainland
South China Morning Post, June 2, 2016

China's ruling party continues to tighten grip on Internet content
Radio Free Asia, June 2, 2016

Breaching China’s Great Firewall requires legal ingenuity
The Financial Times, June 2, 2016

China’s Internet speed ranks 91st in the world
The New York Times, June 3, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

Firefighters remove "Never forget June 4" banner unfurled on Kowloon slope
六四27周年前夕 狮子山现“毋忘六四"直幡但已拆除
South China Morning Post, June 3, 2016

毋忘八九啟蒙 醞釀民主力量 —— 六四晚會後遊行聲明 (Never forget June Fourth as the source of awakening and its effect on developing democratization—Statement of post June Fourth vigil march)
Ming Pao, June 2, 2016

Squaring off: A museum of China’s democracy movement in 1989 is in trouble
The Economist, June 4, 2016

8 groups with LegCo election votes share address of a pro-China businessman—report
Hong Kong Free Press, June 3, 2016

【禁止酷刑公約】為香港人做過咩? (What has the “Convention Against Torture” done for Hongkongers so far?)
InMedia HK, June 3, 2016

National Security & Counterterrorism (国家安全和反恐)

Beijing touts Uighurs’ religious freedom amid terrorism crackdown
The Wall Street Journal, June 2, 2016

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

【六四27年】27年前的六四事件與2047年的香港(文:郭榮鏗) ([27th anniversary of June Fourth] June Fourth 27 years ago and Hong Kong in 2047)
Ming Pao, June 2, 2016

港人註銷特區護照激增 值得關注(文:紀碩鳴) (Attention should be paid to the drastic rise in Hongkongers’ cancellation of their Hong Kong passports)
Ming Pao, June 2, 2016