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.

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Activist detained en route to rebel village as G20 summit ends
Radio Free Asia, September 6, 2016

律师为苏昌兰申请取保遭拒 (Lawyer’s application for Su Changlan’s bail rejected)
Radio Free Asia, September 5, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

Minitrue: Tight control on Xi’s “loose clothing” slip at G20
China Digital Times, September 5, 2016

No to election coverage on Weibo
China Media Project, September 5, 2016

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Striking sanitation workers make demands heard in summer heat
China Labor Bulletin, September 5, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China blames United States, journalists for Obama airport fiasco
Reuters, September 5, 2016

China says has netted one-third of top overseas graft suspects
Reuters, September 6, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

Vote in Hong Kong deepens a thorn in China’s side
The New York Times, September 6, 2016

Rise of localists in Hong Kong polls set to bring headaches for Beijing, analysts say
本土派得票近兩成 勢必令中央更加煩惱
South China Morning Post, September 5, 2016

LegCo Election 2016: Photocopied IDs, sample ballots, free rides, and 186 complaints
Hong Kong Free Press, September 4, 2016

Profiles in victory and defeat: a look at a few notable Legco winners and losers
South China Morning Post, September 5, 2016

Hong Kong election: who are the young activists elected to the council?
The Guardian, September 5, 2016

九西非建制候選人最高票數 劉小麗:不會令港人失望 (Lau Siu-lai the non pro-establishment candidate with most votes in Kowloon West: I won’t disappoint Hong Kong people)
InMedia HK, September 5, 2016

Eddie Chu Hoi-dick, environmentalist and animal rights activist, is the surprise winner in Hong Kong’s election
Quartz, September 5, 2016

Govt says no to any form of independence after HK vote
Global Times, September 6, 2016

G20 handshake: did Xi Jinping just give John Tsang the nod to run for Hong Kong’s top job?
South China Morning Post, September 6, 2016

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Hong Kong election: a victory for the Umbrella Movement
Sebastian Veg, September 5, 2016

Poll marks start of a new era in Hong Kong’s political life
South China Morning Post, September 6, 2016

Q&A with Hong Kong's youngest legislator Nathan Law
Al Jazeera, September 6, 2016

What Hong Kong election?
Hong Kong Free Press, September 6, 2016

【立會選後】如何向北京交代這選舉結果?(文:呂秉權) ([After LegCo elections] How to report to Beijing about the results?)
Ming Pao, September 6, 2016

【港獨論爭】從歷史看香港國族主義之興起(文:徐承恩) ([Hong Kong independence debate] Looking at the rise of Hong Kong nationalism from historical contexts)
Ming Pao, September 5, 2016

FT社评:香港分离运动根源在北京 (FT Commentary: Hong Kong separatism movement originates from Beijing)
Financial Times, September 6, 2016