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.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Supreme People’s Court starring on Court TV
Supreme People’s Court Monitor, July 14, 2016

19 years on death row
Sixth Tone, July 14, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

Hot peppers for a new China
China Media Project, July 14, 2016

Chinese state media savage international tribunal rulings on South China Sea
South China Morning Post, July 13, 2016

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Mayor set on fire during land requisition protest
Sixth Tone, July 12, 2016

“Flash mob” at Tiananmen Square evokes mixed feelings
Sixth Tone, July 12, 2016

中国民政部要求志愿服务组织依法登记 (Chinese Ministry of Civil Affairs requires voluntary service organizations to register according to the law)
Radio Free Asia, July 13, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China and UNCLOS: An inconvenient history
The Diplomat, July 11, 2016

Greenpeace warns over China’s excess power capacity
Financial Times, July 14, 2016

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Likely hack of U.S. banking regulator by China covered up: probe
Reuters, July 13, 2016

U.S. sentences Chinese hacker for stealing military information
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 14, 2016

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

Uighurs slam Chinese “occupation” at Paris congress
Radio France Internationale, July 12, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

China hardens position against Hong Kong booksellers
Voice of America, July 14, 2016

港府師承共黨“除憶詛咒”電影《十年》被官方滅跡 (Hong Kong government learns “memory loss spell” from CPC, wiping out the film “Ten Years”)
Radio France Internationale, July 9, 2016中國/20160709-港府師承共黨“除憶詛咒”電影《十年》被官方滅跡