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.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China: UN experts condemn jailing of human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, November 23, 2017

Police in China's Guangdong detain church members amid ongoing crackdown
Radio Free Asia, November 23, 2017

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Beijing nursery “needle abuse” of children shocks China
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 24, 2017

教育部:对一切损害幼儿身心健康行为的幼儿园和教职工必须严查 (Ministry of Education vows to conduct thorough investigation of kindergartens and employees that endanger physical and psychological well-being of children)
Beijing News, November 23, 2017

北京清理“低端人口” “犹如党卫队清理犹太区” (Beijing cleansing so-called low-level population is “similar to Schutzstaffel cleansing Jewish community”)
Radio France Internationale, November 23, 2017

Migrant worker families face eviction after 19 die in Beijing fire
China Labor Bulletin, November 23, 2017

Hong Kong (香港)

8人步出終院 黃浩銘感謝袁國強、 3法官締機會見證港人堅定 (Eight New Territories development activists walk out of Court of Final Appeal; Raphael Wong thanks Rimsky Yuen and judges for giving him opportunity to witness how resolute Hongkongers are)
Mingpao, November 24, 2017

Hong Kong’s top court grants bail to 8 land activists pending leave for appeal over their sentences
Hong Kong Free Press, November 24, 2017

Pro-independence group to protest at school for “pressuring” student who displayed slogan behind Chief Exec.
Hong Kong Free Press, November 24, 2017

23條北京定強硬方案:最快明年內啟動立法! (Enacting Article 23 might kick off as early as next year, as Beijing sets hardline schedule)
HK01, November 23, 2017

Looming national security laws raise fresh fears for Hong Kong's freedoms
Reuters, November 24, 2017

Beijing official holds first ever seminar on Communist Party Congress for top Hong Kong political figures
Hong Kong Free Press, November 23, 2017

Commentary (评论)

iPhone中的血与汗 (Blood and sweat in iPhone)
Financial Times, November 24, 2017

當香港官員也要學習十九大精神 (When Hong Kong officials have to learn about 19th party congress)
Mingpao, November 24, 2017

勿把愛國立法變打壓人權 (Don’t turn patriotic legislation into suppression of human rights)
Mingpao, November 24, 2017

China's media enables tyranny and corruption
Cable News Network, November 23, 2017