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, September 09, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

再次发出人身安全保护令 (Court in Lanzhou’s Qilihe district issues 2nd personal protection order since March 2016 when national law against domestic violence went into effect)
Lanzhou Daily, September 1, 2016

婆婆遭儿媳家暴申请保护令获批, 系滁州首张人身安全保护令 (Chuzhou City approves first personal protection order request by woman suffering violence from daughter-in-law)
Anhua East Morning Paper, September 1, 2016

青浦区发出首份《家庭暴力告诫书》 (Shanghai’s Qingpu district issues first "Domestic Violence Written Warning")
Oriental Daily News, September 1, 2016

周强会见国际法院院长亚伯拉罕一行 (SPC Chief Justice Zhou Qiang meets with International Court of Justice President Abraham)
Legal Daily, September 6, 2016

Chinese court refuses medical parole for women's rights activist held for two years
Radio Free Asia, September 8, 2016

Group calls on China to release five “disappeared” citizen journalists
Radio Free Asia, September 8, 2016

China arrested dozens of reporters and activists for G-20—but did any world leader object?
The Washington Post, September 8, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

Who controls our news? Welcome to the era of Russian and Chinese information war
The Age, September 9, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

警察为执法道歉是文明的示范 (Police apologies for collateral damage from enforcing law are a sign of a civilized society)
QQ News, September 6, 2016

What can we expect from China at the G20?
ChinaFile, September 6, 2016

五大策略巩固发展反腐新常态 (Five anti-corruption tactics to solidify development of a “new normal”)
Procuratorate Daily, September 6, 2016

从“五四宪法”到“杭州计划”, 杭州跻身世界性城市的法治推动力 (From the “1954 Constitution” to the “Hangzhou Plan”: Rule of law as the driving force behind Hangzhou's rise to a cosmopolitan city)
Legal Daily, September 6, 2016

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Microsoft to sell MSN China to XiChuang Technology
MarketWatch, September 6, 2016

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

邵阳市开展“2016--雷霆行动”反恐实战演习 (Shaoyang City commences live counterterrorism drills in "Operation Thunderbolt 2016")
Sina News, September 1, 2016

探秘广州特警训练基地, 大批高精尖反恐武器曝光 (Exploring Guangzhou’s special operations training base: Pictures reveal large number of sophisticated counterterrorism weapons)
China News, September 1, 2016

法国总统奥朗德感谢中国在反恐问题上做出的努力 (French President Hollande thanks China for its counterterrorism efforts)
China News, September 6, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

Police to provide protection for newly-elected lawmaker Eddie Chu after death threats
Hong Kong Free Press, September 8, 2016

【朱凱廸被威嚇】26候任議員發起聯署 近5000人響應 ([Eddie Chu receives death threats] 26 newly-elected lawmakers organize petition, 5000 signed)
Ming Pao, September 9, 2016

【朱凱廸被威嚇】環保界聯署促當局徹查 獲逾80團體響應([Eddie Chu receives death threats] Conservationists petition for authorities’ investigation, over 80 groups signed in support)
Ming Pao, September 9, 2016

台湾太阳花学运领袖以及多个团体连署声援朱凯迪 (Taiwan Sunflower Student Movement leaders and various groups issue petition and joint statement in support of Eddie Chu)
Radio Free Asia, September 9, 2016

「雷動計劃」在2016年立法會選舉的實效分析 (Analysis of the impacts of “Thunder Go” strategy in 2016 LegCo election)
InMedia HK, September 9, 2016

The city that scares China. A new front opens in China’s struggle against separatism
The Economist, September 10, 2016