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, October 07, 2016

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

李克強即將到訪澳門又拒絕“敏感”港人入境 (Li Keqiang to visit Macau soon, “sensitive” Hongkonger denied entry)
Radio France Internationale, October 6, 2016中國/20161006-李克強即將到訪澳門又拒絕“敏感”港人入境

Government Accountability (政府问责)

2 dueling visions of human rights in China
The Diplomat, October 6, 2016

CECC releases 2016 annual report
Congressional-Executive Commission on China, October 6, 2016

美國會年報批北京干預香港日趨頻密書店事件損一國兩制 (U.S. Congress annual report criticizes Beijing’s increasing interference in Hong Kong and the booksellers’ disappearances that harm One Country Two Systems)
Radio France Internationale, October 7, 2016中國/20161007-美國會年報批北京干預香港日趨頻密書店事件損一國兩制

泰國:黑色人權旅遊警示,與中國看齊 (Thailand deserves black human rights travel warning, following China’s example)
InMedia HK, October 7, 2016

Chinese officials swarm Larung Gar to target residents for eviction
Radio Free Asia, October 6, 2016

Chinese people optimistic about the future, says Pew survey
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 6, 2016

中國人有錢沒錢都夢想出國 擋都擋不住 (Chinese people, rich or not rich, all want to go abroad)
Radio France Internationale, October 6, 2016中國/20161006-中國人有點錢了就想離國-擋都擋不住

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong Indigenous leader Edward Leung to challenge Legco poll results for New Territories East
South China Morning Post, October 7, 2016

The death of an irreverent Hong Kong magazine
British Broadcasting Corporation, , October 7, 2016

Hong Kong waiter gets 9 months in jail over Mong Kok riot in first conviction relating to clashes
South China Morning Post, October 6, 2016

ICAC chief hits back
The Standard, October 7, 2016

香港传媒公信力破十年新低 (Hong Kong media’s credibility reaches 10 years’ new low)
Radio Free Asia, October 6, 2016

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Our angry young people have a message we should listen to
South China Morning Post, October 7, 2016