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, September 29, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

“Catch it all on video”: China’s police urged to record law enforcement process
South China Morning Post, September 28, 2016

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Chinese police press father in effort to silence exiled Wukan activist son
Radio Free Asia, September 27, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China promises cooperation with United Nations on human rights
Reuters, September 29, 2016

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

孟建柱会见首次中印反恐安全对话印方代表团 (Head of CPC Political and Legal Affairs Commission meets with Indian delegation in first Sino-Indian counterterrorism dialogue)
People’s Procuratorate Daily, September 28, 2016

Cyber warfare: Who is China hacking now?
Cable News Network, September 29, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong marks protest anniversary as pro-democracy camp feels “hope”
Radio Free Asia, September 28, 2016

HKFP Live: Hong Kong marks two year anniversary of the Umbrella Movement Occupy protests
Hong Kong Free Press, September 28, 2016

Revised history curriculum has greater focus on Hong Kong’s development and past roles as part of China
South China Morning Post, September 29, 2016

初中中史計畫增添港史但疑迴避六四民運及六七暴動 (Junior secondary school Chinese History curriculum revision: Consultation for including more Hong Kong history but without mentioning June Fourth and 1967 Leftist Riots)
Radio France Internationale, September 29, 2016中國/20160929-初中中史計畫增添港史但疑迴避六四民運及六七暴動

港媒:張德江政改一役犯錯致雨傘運動無法收拾 (Hong Kong media: Zhang Dejiang’s political reform blunder sets off the unstoppable Umbrella Movement)
Radio France Internationale, September 29, 2016中國/20160929-港媒:張德江政改一役犯錯致雨傘運動無法收拾

【佔領兩周年】羅冠聰:有很多價值留下 失敗不一定是手法問題 ([Occupy 2nd anniversary] Nathan Law: A lot of values remain; failure isn’t necessarily due to the methods)
Ming Pao, September 29, 2016

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

In China, repression buries rule of law
The Washington Post, September 27, 2016