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, November 04, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

广东工人领袖孟晗被判一年零九个月 (Guangdong labor activist Meng Han sentenced to one year and nine months)
China Labor Bulletin, November 3, 2016广东工人领袖孟晗被判一年零九个月

Access to Information (信息公开)

China’s top Internet regulator lays down the rules on live-streaming programs
South China Morning Post, November 4, 2016

A crackdown on international-style education in China could make it harder for students to study abroad
Quartz, November 3, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

“六四酒案”退补侦查 陈云飞羁押年半未审 (Activist Chen Yunfei accused in “June Fourth alcohol case” investigation pushed back, already detained for one year six months without trial)
Radio Free Asia, November 3, 2016

Xi Jinping attacks “conspiracies” and “lust for power” of China's enemies within
The Guardian, November 3, 2016

Larung Gar monks and nuns “locked out” before eviction
Radio Free Asia, November 3, 2016

China’s “core” conundrum: Policing the Party’s watchers
The Wall Street Journal, November 3, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

Court notified as Hong Kong gov’t confirms Beijing will discuss intervening over oath-taking row
Hong Kong Free Press, November 4, 2016

中国人大将就香港基本法104条释法 (China’s National People’s Congress to interpret Article 104 of Hong Kong Basic Law)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 4, 2016

China wants to nip in the bud any talk of Hong Kong’s independence
The Economist, November 5, 2016

China could ban lawmakers from Hong Kong parliament as crisis escalates
The Guardian, November 4, 2016

Hong Kong lawyers to hold silent march over Beijing’s decision to intervene in LegCo oath row
Hong Kong Free Press, November 4, 2016