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, September 07, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China ready to enhance exchanges with International Court of Justice
Xinhua, September 6, 2016

专利维权诉讼费用可获政府资助 (Litigation costs for copyright defense can be subsidized by government)
People’s Daily, September 7, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

China’s G-20: The most censored day of the year
Foreign Policy, September 6, 2016

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Independent candidate vows to fight local election in China's Jiangxi
Radio Free Asia, September 6, 2016

Protests continue in China's rebel village ahead of leader's trial
Radio Free Asia, September 6, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Canada was “frank” about human rights despite China trade deals, says PM Justin Trudeau at HK luncheon
Hong Kong Free Press, September 6, 2016

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

Syria-based Uighur militants linked to Chinese embassy bombing
The Financial Times, September 7, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

Is China nervous about Hong Kong's recent election?
Al Jazeera, September 7, 2016

China warns new Hong Kong politicians not to back independence
Agence France-Presse, September 6, 2016

Two localists barred from running in election to challenge disqualifications
Hong Kong Free Press, September 7, 2016

分析發現本土港獨派當選者得到中產階層廣泛支持 (Analyses show that winning localist and separatist candidates have broad support from the middle class)
Radio France Internationale, September 7, 2016政治/20160907-分析發現本土港獨派當選者得到中產階層廣泛支持

Struggle over HK’s identity to continue after election
China Digital Times, September 6, 2016

Hongkongers eat luncheon meat to celebrate ousting of pro-Beijing lawmaker Wong Kwok-hing
Hong Kong Free Press, September 9, 2016

羅冠聰:選舉結果反映港人求變心態以及公民社會的反撲 (Nathan Law Kwun-chung: The election results reflect Hongkongers’ quest for change and the civil society’s fightback)
InMedia HK, September 7, 2016

朱凱廸:我相信選民的訊息是,大家很想香港重新找到希望,很想香港的民主運動找到組織的動力 (Eddie Chu Hoi-dick: I believe voters’ message is that they really want to find new hope in Hong Kong, and really want to find organizational power in Hong Kong’s democratization movement)
InMedia HK, September 7, 2016

Hong Kong students threaten protest if schools keep up “suppression” of their pro-independence advocacy
South China Morning Post, September 7, 2016

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Interview: Connie Chan, Hong Kong Human Rights Documentary Film Festival curator
Time Out, September 6, 2016