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, August 13, 2018

Commentary (评论)

A year on, lawyer’s disappearance highlights China’s escalating human rights disaster
Hong Kong Free Press, August 13, 2018

习近平: 大权在握 麻烦多多 (Xi Jinping: Plenty of troubles come with holding big power)
Deutsche Welle, August 13, 2018

中国工人运动观察报告2015-2017 (The Workers’ Movement in China 2015-2017): A new report from CLB
China Labour Bulletin, August 13, 2018中国工人运动观察报告2015-2017-workers-movement-china-2015-2017-new-report-clb

UN approves former Chilean president as next human rights chief
Xinhua News Agency, August 11, 2018

Can Taiwan counter China’s mounting pressure?
Deutsche Welle, August 10, 2018

社评:捍卫新疆和平稳定,就是最大的人权 (Global Times: “Preserving peace and stability in Xinjiang is the greatest human right”)
Global Times, August 12, 2018