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, October 13, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China angered as U.N. rights chief attends ceremony for jailed academic
Reuters, October 12, 2016

Martin Ennals Award Ceremony 2016 [Full]
YouTube, October 12, 2016

关于推进以审判为中心的刑事诉讼制度改革的意见 (Opinion of SPC, SPP, MPS, MSS and MOJ on Reforming Criminal Procedure System to Put Trials at the Center)
Ministry of Public Security, October 12, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Chinese President Xi Jinping visits loyal friend Cambodia
Reuters, October 13, 2016

”China’s Xi Jinping better politician than Hu Jintao”: Hillary Clinton’s speeches revealed by WikiLeaks
South China Morning Post, October 13, 2016

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

滴滴出行面临强大监管阻力 (Didi Chuxing [China’s social ride-sharing service] faces strong regulatory resistance)
Wall Street Journal, October 11, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

At Hong Kong swearing-in, some lawmakers pepper their oath with jabs
The New York Times, October 13, 2016

As Hong Kong lawmakers are sworn in, let’s focus on issues that can unite
South China Morning Post, Date

Malcolm Turnbull's government urged to publicly stand up to China over Hong Kong
The Guardian, October 13, 2016
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British government report highlights law enforcement in Hong Kong as a cause of concern
South China Morning Post, October 13, 2016

【雨傘回顧】銅鑼灣佔領實錄 記載銅鑼灣點滴 ([Reviewing Umbrella Movement] Documentary of the occupy scenes at Causeway Bay)
InMedia HK, October 13, 2016

【雨傘回顧】充滿韌力的「旺角佔領直擊」 ([Reviewing Umbrella Movement] The resilient “Mong Kok Occupy Live”)
InMedia HK, October 13, 2016

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

So half of our youth want to leave Hong Kong? We need to make sure they have reasons to stay
South China Morning Post, October 13, 2016