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, December 18, 2013

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

China puts activists on trial during holiday lull
Associated Press, December 18, 2013

明鏡獨家:中國著名政治領袖陳子明病危入院 (Chen Ziming, Democracy Movement activist, hospitalized in critical condition), December 18, 2013

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罗渝泷, December 18, 2013

中国维权人士张林出庭受审 (Veteran democracy activist Zhang Lin stands trial)
Voice of America, December 18, 2013