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.

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Government Accountability (政府问责)

“中国人权问责中心”发布公告,征集对709律师谢阳施以酷刑的七位人权施害者的个人信息 (China Human Rights Accountability Center announces it is gathering personal information on the 7 individuals who tortured lawyer Xie Yang while in detention)
Radio Free Asia, January 31, 2017

Hong Kong (香港)

Chinese tycoon “helping inquiries” into 2015 stock market turmoil and case of former top spy
South China Morning Post, February 01, 2017

Next Hong Kong chief executive must implement Article 23 national security laws without delay
South China Morning Post, February 01, 2017

Hong Kong and China need extradition agreement, says Regina Ip over reports of Chinese billionaire abduction
Hong Kong Free Press, February 1, 2017

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China in final push to eliminate anonymous phone users
中国工信部新规实施 电信入网完全“实名制”
Radio Free Asia, January 31, 2017

Commentary (评论)

与彼得∙达林的对话:一个瑞典NGO工作者如何危害了中国的国家安全 (A conversation with Peter Dahlin: How does a Swedish NGO worker endanger China's national security?)
Voice of America, February 2, 2017