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 25, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Prominent Chinese human rights activist Jiang Tianyong missing for over 48 hours
Hong Kong Free Press, November 24, 2016

China detains editor of human rights website for subversion
The Washington Post, November 25, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

Holiday of the week: Chinese Thanksgiving
China Digital Times, November 24, 2016

China battles foreign influence in education
The Economist, November 26, 2016

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Strikes in China over foreign employers selling out to local companies
The Guardian, November 25, 2016

Laid-off GE Lighting China workers “may protest over payouts”
South China Morning Post, November 24, 2016

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

All residents in China’s restive Xinjiang region must hand in passports to police: media
South China Morning Post, November 24, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong cinemas won’t show Occupy documentary, filmmaker fears
South China Morning Post, November 24, 2016

Hong Kong filmmakers torn between local freedom and the mainland’s money
Variety, November 23, 2016

Chris Patten blasts disqualified Hong Kong lawmakers
Financial Times, November 25, 2016

彭定康稱民主港獨混為一談不顧後果 梁頌恆:社會確有追求港獨自決呼聲 (Chris Patten warns confusing democracy with independence will draw backlash, Youngspiration Baggio Leung affirms existence of outcry for independence and self-determination in the society)
Ming Pao, November 25, 2016

Commentary (评论)

In the history of U.S.-China relations, a pattern of enchantment and despair
The New York Times, November 24, 2016

【經濟學神】Facebook絕不能入中國 (Never let Facebook get into China)
Ming Pao, November 25, 2016