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, November 15, 2013

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

超期关押数十天郭飞雄终获准见律师 狱中曾绝食25天拒绝认罪 (Guo Feixiong allowed to meet with lawyer for first time since detention in August, refuses confession)
Radio Free Asia, November 14, 2013

王登朝案改判11年 律师称控罪莫须有 (Former Shenzhen police officer’s sentence reduced to 11 years on "trumped up" charges)
Radio Free Asia, November 15, 2013

China claims credit for blind activist's U.S. studies
Reuters, November 15, 2013