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, June 21, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

广东顺德逢沙村民险遭强拆 户主被行政拘留15天 (Guangdong Shunde village demolished, protest leaders placed in administrative detention for 15 days)
Radio Free Asia, June 19, 2017

Chinese police detain at least 10 ethnic Kazakhs in Xinjiang for “ties with Uyghurs”
Radio Free Asia, June 19, 2017

Canadian arrested for her religion pepper sprayed, shackled in Chinese detention
The Globe and Mail, June 20, 2017

China's police-run detention centers are a “human rights disaster”: Rights lawyers
Radio Free Asia, June 21, 2017

中华人民共和国看守所法(公开征求意见稿) (Ministry of Public Security form for public input on detention center law)
Legal Daily, June 19, 2017

Access to Information (信息公开)

China universities accused of ideological weakness
Financial Times, June 19, 2017

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

北京商住户群体维权 三里屯散步遇强势维稳 (Beijing commercial housing owners stage protest in Sanlitun against housing policy change)
Voice of America, June 19, 2017

河南内黄修路车辆限行 瓜农不满围堵县政府讨说法 (Dissatisfied melon farmers in Henan Neixiang County protest road repair project, block roads outside township office)
Radio Free Asia, June 19, 2017

Government Accountability (政府问责)

CCDI names and shames corrupt grassroots officials
Xinhua, June 19, 2017

被王岐山点名 这位女委员遭断崖式降级 (Central Commission Discipline Inspection member appointed by Wang Qishan undergoes “falling-off-a-cliff demotion”)
Deutsche Welle, June 20, 2017

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Alert over harmful food and drugs sold on Chinese social media
China Daily, June 20, 2017

China bans online loans to college students
China Daily, June 20, 2017

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong youths turn their backs on Chinese identity: survey
Reuters, June 20, 2017

Hong Kong independence advocates plan June 30 rally despite “zero tolerance” warning
South China Morning Post, June 19, 2017

Another opposition Hong Kong politician visits mainland China after lifting of travel ban
South China Morning Post, June 20, 2017

Hong Kong: Change in the air?
The Diplomat, June 20, 2017

Commentary (评论)

China: Tibet propaganda masks repression
Human Rights Watch, June 19, 2017

Chinese court decision highlights the need for full implementation of anti-domestic violence law
Duihua Human Rights Journal, June 19, 2017