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, April 06, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Dozens detained in bid to visit grave of Chinese president's father
Radio Free Asia, April 5, 2017

“The authorities yielded”: Professor speaks as ordeal in China ends
The New York Times, April 5, 2017

Access to Information (信息公开)

Chinese university to open in Oxford despite ideological crackdown at home
The Guardian, April 6, 2017

Government Accountability (政府问责)

人权组织:不谈人权,美中贸易怎么平衡?(Human rights organizations: Without human rights discussion, how can China-U.S. trade be balanced?)
Voice of America, April 6, 2017

U.S.-China Summit: “Human Rights with Chinese Characteristics” hurt Chinese and American people
Human Rights in China, April 4, 2017

川习会在即 中国访民誓死要告御状 (With U.S.-China Summit under way, Chinese activists vow to plead their cases to Xi Jinping)
Voice of America, April 6, 2017

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

河北唐山警方促商户安装网络监控 (Hebei Tangshan police urge businesses to install Internet surveillance software)
Radio Free Asia, April 5, 2017

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

China official admonishes fellow Uighur cadres for “anti-terror” failings
Reuters, April 5, 2017

中国官员指责维吾尔干部“反恐”不力 (Chinese official blames Uyghur cadres for failing in “counterterrorism”)
Deutsche Welle, April 5, 2017中国官员指责维吾尔干部反恐不力/a-38302024

Hong Kong (香港)

Chief executive-elect Carrie Lam heading to Beijing to confirm appointment as Hong Kong’s next leader
South China Morning Post, April 6, 2017

香港议员质疑中联办多次“拜访”特首办 (Hong Kong lawmakers cast doubt about China Liaison Office’s multiple “visits” to Office of Chief Executive)
Radio Free Asia, April 5, 2017

特首辦稱特首與官員不時晤中央駐港機構就合作發展交流 (Office of Chief Executive says CE and officials often meet with state organs in Hong Kong to discuss cooperation and development)
Radio Television Hong Kong, April 5, 2017

雨伞运动两年多后林郑说会面告习总有港人不要8.31框架 (Two years after Umbrella Movement, Carrie Lam says she will tell Xi Jinping that some Hong Kong people do not want “8.31 Framework”)
Radio France Internationale, April 5, 2017中国/20170405-雨伞运动两年多后林郑说会面告习总有港人不要831框架

田北俊警告中资渗透每个行业港人民主梦难圆 (With Chinese-funded businesses infiltrating Hong Kong people’s every aspect of life, it will be hard for Hong Kong’s “democracy dream” to come true, James Tien warns)
Radio France Internationale, April 5, 2017中国/20170405-田北俊警告中资渗透每个行业港人民主梦难圆