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.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

”Disappeared” Beijing Artist Who Made Video of Migrant Protests Released on Bail
Radio Free Asia, December 18

China Detains Kazakhs During "Unity Week" in Troubled Xinjiang Region
Radio Free Asia, December 18

Government Accountability (政府问责)

省市联合工作组彻查兰州危废污染(Gansu Provincial Government form working group to investigate Lanzhou toxic wastes)
The Beijing News, December 19

上海研究制定托幼机构标准 专家建议设虐待儿童罪 (Shanghai government intends to standardise regulations on childcare services, experts propose criminalize child abuses)
The Paper, December 19

安监总局:化工行业前11个月事故203起 死亡238人 (State Administration of Worker Safety reported 238 occupational deaths in the chemistry industries last 11 months)
Legal Daily, December 18

北京逐“低端人口”后遗症 高丽营二十多所幼儿园遭查封(Seizure of two dozens of kindergartens in Gaoliying, Beijing, marks the second wave of mass eviction)
Radio Free Asia, December 18

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

China Claims "New Breakthroughs in Anti-Missile Cooperation" with Russia
The Diplomat, December 19

Hong Kong (香港)

Hongkongers must now "love" mainland to get scholarships in China
South China Morning Post, December 19

王晨:港區人大代表選舉有序進行 充分發揚民主(36 seats of Hong Kong deputies to the National People’s Congress is generated, VC of NPCSC comments says democracy is substantially exercised)
Radio Television Hong Kong, December 19

Ex-policeman guilty of assaulting Hong Kong Occupy protest bystander with baton in 2014
South China Morning Post, December 18

Police association "disappointed" by retired cop Frankly Chu’s Occupy assault conviction
Hong Kong Free Press, December 19, 2017

The Chief Executive refuse to comment on the case, said respect the court judgment
MingPao, December 19, 2017

Cheung Chau resident Kwok Cheuk-kin files judicial review over legislature house rule changes
Hong Kong Free Press, December 18

Commentary (评论)

Why Hong Kong must heed EU warning over “constant interference” in “one country, two systems”
South China Morning Post, December 19

蔡奇屹立不搖的邏輯(Why Cai Qi, Mayor of Beijing still maintaining his position?)
Mingpao, December 19

得一地兩檢 失基本法尊嚴 (High-speed railway co-location arrangement is disrespectful to the Basic Law)
Mingpao, December 19