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.

Monday, July 04, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Chinese court postpones trial of activist, angering supporters
The New York Times, July 2, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

China's government must now approve every mobile game
Kotaku, July 1, 2016

China’s Communist Youth League turns to rap music to prove its relevance
South China Morning Post, July 1, 2016

Ahead of key court ruling, Beijing in propaganda overdrive
Channel NewsAsia, July 4, 2016

A grim future for Chinese web freedom
Foreign Policy, July 1, 2016

【建党95周年老外看】“没有中国共产党就没有新中国” ([Foreigner’s view on Party’s 95th anniversary] “New China would not have existed without CPC”)
CRI Online, July 3, 2016

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

In China, homophobia and fear of “foreign forces” go hand in hand
Global Voices, July 1, 2016

China incinerator plans lead thousands to protest
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 3, 2016

Beijing rights activist commits suicide after being on the run for nearly a week, says state paper
Hong Kong Free Press, July 4, 2016

More than 10,000 petitioners complain in Beijing on Communist Party's 95th birthday
Radio Free Asia, July 1, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Chinese police arrested over mysterious death in custody of young Beijing father
South China Morning Post, July 1, 2016

China seeks Western help to nab fleeing corruption suspects
Voice of America, July 1, 2016

Corruption fight set to headline Chinese president’s Communist Party anniversary address
South China Morning Post, July 1, 2016

担负历史使命 开启美好未来 (Carrying on with historical mission, opening up a bright future)
People’s Daily, July 3, 2016

Aide to China’s former leader gets life in prison for bribes
The Washington Post, July 4, 2016

China to hold military drills off Paracel Islands ahead of Hague court ruling
海牙法庭裁决前 中国将在南海举行军事演习7天
South China Morning Post, July 4, 2016

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

UN condemns Internet access disruption as a human rights violation
The Verge, July 4, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

Tens of thousands at HK protest amid bookseller's safety fears
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 1, 2016

In Pictures: Anger and disappointment at Hong Kong’s annual pro-democracy rally
Hong Kong Free Press, July 1, 2016

Leung Chun-ying confirms Beijing talks over notification mechanism for Hongkongers detained in China
South China Morning Post, July 4, 2016

過去一年香港媒體「深陷中國意識形態控制」 (Hong Kong media “deeply under the control of Chinese ideology” in the past year)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 3, 2016

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China is dictating terms to Hollywood: Column
USA Today, July 1, 2016

Bookseller saga is an affront to Hong Kong people’s sense of freedom and autonomy
South China Morning Post, July 4, 2016

香港語言‧民族意識 (Hong Kong language‧National consciousness)
InMedia HK, July 4, 2016