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, October 30, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

党的领导是中国特色社会主义法治最根本的保证 ("Socialism with Chinese Characteristics": Party leadership is the most fundamental guarantee of ruling by law)
Legal Daily, October 25, 2017

Access to Information (信息公开)

Chinese universities race to establish Xi Jinping Thought institutes to help leader’s ideas "enter students’ hearts and minds"
South China Morning Post, October 30, 2017

Government Accountability (政府问责)

中共中央办公厅印发《关于在全国各地推开国家监察体制改革试点方案》 (Central Office of the CCP issues “Pilot Plan for Launching National Supervision System Reforms across the Country”)
Central People’s Government, October 25, 2017

十八届中央纪律检查委员会向中国共产党第十九次全国代表大会的工作报告 (Work report of the 18th Central Commission of Discipline Inspection presented to the 19th Party Congress)
Xinhua, October 29, 2017

前三季度全国纪检监察机关处分33.8万人 包括56名省部级及以上干部 (National discipline inspection organs punished 338,000 people, including 56 provincial level or above cadres in 1st 3 quarters of 2017)
Xinhua, October 29, 2017

China attacks “schemers and plotters” and pledges to set up state anti-corruption unit
The Guardian, October 30, 2017

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

11月新规:保险业实施双录 互联网域名管理明确责任 (New regulations in November: Both videotaping and recording required in insurance industry; clear responsibilities defined for management of Internet Domain Names)
China News, October 27, 2017

互联网域名管理办法 (Internet Domain Name Management Measures)
Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People's Republic of China, September 1, 2017

国家互联网信息办公室公布《互联网新闻信息服务单位内容管理从业人员管理办法》(Cyberspace Administration of China issues “Management Measures for Content Management Practitioners in Internet News Information Service Units”)
Cyberspace Administration of China, October 30, 2017

国家互联网信息办公室公布《互联网新闻信息服务新技术新应用安全评估管理规定》(Cyberspace Administration of China issues “Management Measures for Security Assessments of New Technology and Applications in Internet News Information Services”)
Cyberspace Administration of China, October 30, 2017

重拳出击形成有力震慑 ——三季度全国网信行政执法工作取得明显成效 (Law enforcement work on national Internet information administration achieves remarkable results in third quarter)
Cyberspace Administration of China, October 27, 2017

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong’s High Court rules police need a warrant to search mobile phones
South China Morning Post, October 27, 2017

Bookseller Gui Minhai “half free” after being detained in China for two years
The Guardian, October 27, 2017

Commentary (评论)

The 14 “upholds” of China’s “new era” of socialism have something missing: human rights
Hong Kong Free Press, October 29, 2017

Inside China’s secret “magic weapon” for worldwide influence
The Financial Times, October 26, 2017