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.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Chinese activists face arrests, travel bans before U.N. forum: experts
Reuters, October 16, 2013

UN experts alarmed by reprisals against activists linked to China’s international human rights review
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, October 16, 2013

British Broadcasting Corporation, October 16, 2013

For more information on Cao Shunli, see:
Cao Shunli: UPR Submission and other Documents
Human Rights in China, October 8, 2013

As China moves to lower professor’s profile, colleges are seeking to raise theirs
New York Times, October 16, 2013

律师投诉公安行政不作为 郭飞雄被正式批捕 ()
Radio Free Asia, October 16, 2013