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, July 10, 2018

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Chinese dissident Liu Xia's arrival in Germany: “A gift to the German government”
Deutsche Welle, July 10, 2018

“No coincidence”: Liu Xia released as China seeks united trade front with Germany
South China Morning Post, July 10, 2018

Uyghur children fall victim to China anti-terror drive
Financial Times, July 10, 2018

最高法:已限制失信被执行人乘坐飞机1222万人次 (Supreme People’s Court confirms debt defaulters denied air travel for over 12 million times)
Legal Daily, July 10, 2018

秦永敏“煽颠罪”宣判在即 当局令其律师必须到庭 (Beijing court orders lawyer’s appearance for dissident’s sentencing)
Voice of America, July 10, 2018

湖南省公安厅:将举旗亮剑、敢抓敢管,让正能量充盈网络空间(Hunan arrests and convicts rumor spreaders, as well as “water army”)
Hunan Daily, July 10, 2018

Access to Information (信息公开)

Student flows with Chinese characteristics
Financial Times, July 10, 2018

广电总局:偶像养成类、才艺竞秀类节目要严格评估后方可播出(State Administration of Radio and Television requires pre-approval for idol and talent shows )
The Paper, July 10, 2018

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Sexual assault at Sun Yat-Sen University: professor faces accusations from multiple women
SupChina, July 10, 2018

內地教授涉性騷擾師生 僅遭中山大學黨委「黨內處分」 師生校友聯署促解釋 (Professor accused of sexual harassment only receives reprimand from Party, faculty and students demand explanation)
The Stand News, July 9, 2018內地教授涉性騷擾師生-僅遭中山大學黨委-黨內處分-師生校友聯署促解釋/

旧金山华人向习近平像泼墨 (Rights groups splatter ink on Xi Jinping portrait outside Chinese consulate in San Francisco)
Radio Free Asia, July 9, 2018

建維權微信群 河北教授被炒(Professor fired for creating WeChat rights group)
Ming Pao, July 8, 2018

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China jails hundreds of officials for pollution violations
Reuters, July 9, 2018

6项罪名2项都被判无期,这位副市长有些特殊(Former deputy mayor receives 2 life sentences for 6 corruption convictions)
Beijing Youth Daily, July 10, 2018

ICTs and Human Rights (信息科技与人权)

How artificial intelligence will reshape the global order
Foreign Affairs, July 10, 2018

A tech guru captivated Canada. Then he fled to China.
The New York Times, July 10, 2018

河南:录取后不入学的考生明年高考志愿填报将受限(Applicants in Henan admitted by colleges but choose not to enroll will face limitations on future applications)
Xinhua, July 10, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

【一地兩檢】高院准援引內地法律專家證供 決定同時聽取5宗覆核論據 (Hong Kong court allows report from mainland legal experts, will hear five appeals on co-location together)
Ming Pao, July 10, 2018

Hong Kong lawmaker draws ire by suggesting up to 10,000 “domestic servant” jobs be reserved for people from ethnic minorities
South China Morning Post, July 10, 2018

Hong Kong teen’s dreams of being a doctor dashed by education system’s failure to teach Chinese to ethnic minority students
South China Morning Post, July 10, 2018

“Everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect”: British lesbian QT on her Hong Kong court win
Hong Kong Free Press, July 10, 2018