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.

Monday, July 03, 2017

Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)

家人:劉曉波完全可搭飛機 (Family of Liu Xiaobo: Liu is totally fit to travel by air)
Mingpao, July 3, 2017

網傳劉曉波家人晤醫生片段 院方稱每天研究治療方案 (Online video shows family of Liu Xiaobo meet with doctors; Hospital: discuss Liu’s treatment on a daily basis)
Radio Television Hong Kong, July 2, 2017

欧盟呼吁中国允许诺奖得主刘晓波出国 (EU urges China to allow Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo go abroad)
Deutsche Welle, July 1, 2017欧盟呼吁中国允许诺奖得主刘晓波出国/a-39507485

China refuses cancer treatment abroad for Nobel winner Liu Xiaobo
Cable News Network, June 30, 2017

Ailing China dissident Liu's “time limited,” says family member
Reuters, June 30, 2017

Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo's condition worsens in Chinese hospital
Radio Free Asia, June 30, 2017

Editorial: At G20 Summit, call on China to release seriously ill Nobel Peace Laureate Liu Xiaobo
Japan Forward, June 30, 2017

Liu Xiaobo: The founder of China’s political opposition movements
China Change, June 30, 2017

救治刘晓波 美国国会两党议员日前共同推出一项决议案 (U.S. Congressional lawmakers issue bipartisan resolution calling for medical treatment for Liu Xiaobo)
Radio Free Asia, June 29, 2017

Was treatment denied to an imprisoned ailing Nobel Peace Prize winner in China?
America Magazine, June 29, 2017

Minitrue: No reports or commentary on Liu Xiaobo’s medical parole
China Digital Times, June 29, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

检察机关提起公益诉讼制度全面实施 (Mechanism of procuratorial organs filing litigation of public interests fully implemented)
People’s Daily, July 3, 2017

在囚维族学者伊力哈木获魏玛人权奖 (Imprisoned Uyghur scholar Tohti receives Human Rights Award of the City of Weimar)
Radio Free Asia, July 2, 2017

LU student testifies before Congress on father’s plight in China
The News & Advance, June 29, 2017

Gagging the lawyers: China’s crackdown on human rights lawyers and its implications for U.S.-China relations
Congressional-Executive Commission on China, June 28, 2017

Access to Information (信息公开)

中国收紧在线视频内容审查 (China beefs up censorship of online videos)
Financial Times, July 3, 2017

“Sing the motherland”: China tightens rules for online content
Reuters, June 30, 2017

中国网络视听节目服务协会发《网络视听节目内容审核通则》 (China Netcasting Services Association issues “General rules for reviewing netcasting content”)
China Netcasting Services Association, June 30, 2017

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Beijing parents protest at being denied primary school choice
Reuters, June 30, 2017

北京百名家长政府门前抗议学区规划 (100 Beijing parents protest in front of government office against school district planning)
Voice of America, June 30, 2017

Government Accountability (政府问责)

CPC sets anti-corruption records over past five years
China Daily, June 30, 2017

反腐"半年报":147名厅级以上官员被查 退休≠平安着陆 (Anti-corruption campaign semi-annual report: 147 officials inspected, either retired or “landed safely”)
JCRB News, June 30, 2017

Hong Kong (香港)

香港逾6万人七一上街护一国两制促释放刘晓波 (Over 60 thousand march on July 1 in Hong Kong, demanding One Country, Two Systems be protected and the release of Liu Xiaobo)
Radio Free Asia, July 2, 2017

In Pictures: Organizers say 60,000 attend Hong Kong democracy rally; police say 14,500 attended
Hong Kong Free Press, July 1, 2017

七一香港抗议人士遭袭 有示威者报称被警察殴打 (July 1 protestors claim to be beaten by police)
Radio Free Asia, July 2, 2017

“We wanted democracy”: is Hong Kong's two-systems experiment over?
The Guardian, June 30, 2017

Is It the 20th anniversary of unification with China…or the fall of Hong Kong?
Global Voices, June 30, 2017

In Pictures: “Schoolmaster” Xi Jinping leaves Hong Kong smarting
Agence France-Presse, July 2, 2017

Xi Jinping warns Hong Kong over sovereignty “red line”
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 1, 2017

习近平:“一国两制”在香港遇到了新问题 (Xi Jinping: One Country, Two Systems meets with new problems in Hong Kong)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 1, 2017

China “humiliating” the UK by scrapping Hong Kong handover deal, say activists
The Guardian, July 1, 2017

Carrie Lam sworn in as Hong Kong's new leader
Al Jazeera, July 2, 2017

香港记协发表《一国围城》言论自由年报忧虑北京加紧对港钳制 (Hong Kong Journalists Association releases annual report “Two Systems Under Siege” concerned that Beijing is tightening control over Hong Kong media)
Radio France Internationale, July 2, 2017中国/20170702-香港记协发表《一国围城》言论自由年报忧虑北京加紧对港钳制

Appeals board upholds police ban on Hong Kong pro-independence party’s Handover eve vigil
Hong Kong Free Press, June 30, 2017

一国两制前世今生 香港模式彻底唤醒台湾 (The past and the future of One Country, Two Systems; the Hong Kong model completely awakens Taiwan)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 30, 2017

Commentary (评论)

Hong Kong’s youth must fight for a free future
The Financial Times, July 2, 2017

HK20: Joshua Wong—Beijing has shown it will do anything to suppress Hong Kong democracy
Hong Kong Free Press, July 1, 2017

China must stop meddling
Bangkok Post, June 30, 2017

The Guardian view on Hong Kong: Britain has a duty to defend its freedoms
The Guardian, June 30, 2017

Sieren's China: Learning from Hong Kong
Deustche Welle, June 30, 2017