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.

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

在中国官媒工作的美记者谈中国媒体笔下的美国大选 (How an American journalist working at a Chinese state media house sees the reportage of U.S. presidential election in Chinese media)
Voice of America, November 8, 2016

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Fears grow for Chinese election hopeful, missing, believed detained
Radio Free Asia, November 7, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China cancels annual Larung Gar festival as evictions continue
Radio Free Asia, November 7, 2016

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China’s Internet controls will get stricter, to dismay of foreign business
The New York Times, November 8, 2016

中华人民共和国网络安全法 (People’s Republic of China Cybersecurity Law)
Xinhua, November 7, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong lawyers prepare protest march after China inflames political crisis
Reuters, November 7, 2016

釋法變立法 京誓連根拔起本土派 (Interpretation turns into legislation, Beijing vows to uproot localists)
Apple Daily, November 8, 2016

李飛定義:自決是港獨 朱凱廸轟中共政治羅網越張越大 (Li Fei definition: Self-determination also means separatism; Eddie Chu denounces CPC’s intensifying political chase)
Apple Daily, November 8, 2016

釋法:英美促克制護一國兩制 中籲勿干預 (Britain and USA call on NPC to restrain power to interpret the Basic Law and upkeep One Country Two Systems, China warns foreign countries not to intervene)
Radio France Internationale, November 8, 2016中國/20161108-釋法:英美促克制護一國兩制-中籲勿干預

Britain says concerned by Chinese National People's Congress's decision on Hong Kong
Reuters, November 7, 2016

Analysts fear Beijing’s ruling could curtail debate if Hong Kong lawmakers fear legal action
South China Morning Post, November 7, 2016

Beijing intervention roils waters for Hong Kong's top judge
Reuters, November 7, 2016

4 arrested and 2 police injured in late-night protest over Basic Law interpretation
Hong Kong Free Press, November 7, 2016

Yau Wai-ching's transformation from quiet Hong Kong office worker to radical politician
The Age, November 8, 2016

Commentary (评论)

Beijing’s heavy hand on Hong Kong
The Wall Street Journal, November 7, 2016

Reform needed in how Chinese judges think
The Wall Street Journal, November 7, 2016