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, July 19, 2013

Human Rights Defenders

维权律师刘卫国探望许志永被拘押 (Human rights lawyer detained after attempt to visit Xu Zhiyong)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 18, 2013

Xu Zhiyong’s Lawyer Liu Weiguo in Custody, Rights Group is Shut Down
Human Rights in China, July 18, 2013

Xu Zhiyong, Advocate of Disclosure of Official Assets, Criminally Detained
Human Rights in China, July 16, 2013

Related Social Media:
Patrickpoon潘嘉伟@patrickpoon July 19, 2013
刘卫国:关于北京警方违法阻拦律师会见许志永的严正声明 (Liu Weiguo: Solemn declaration about Beijing police illegally blocking lawyer from visiting Xu Zhiyong)