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, January 28, 2014

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

China puts four more anti-graft activists on trial
Reuters, January 27, 2014

Who is Xu Zhiyong?
The Telegraph, January 27, 2014

Freedom, justice and love: China's day in court
Huffington Post, January 27, 2014

Jailed dissident’s wife: “I don’t want you to give up”
Wall Street Journal, January 27, 2014

For more information on Xu Zhiyong, see:
Four years for New Citizens Movement advocate Xu Zhiyong
Human Rights in China, January 26, 2014

"For Freedom, Justice, and Love”—Xu Zhiyong’s Final Statement at Trial
Human Rights in China, January 22, 2014

Case document:
刑事判决书 (Xu Zhiyong's criminal verdict)
Beijing No. 1 Intermediate People's Court, January 26, 2014

Statement by lawyer Zhang Qingfang:
“Turning this Page, Let Life Start Anew”
Human Rights in China, January 26, 2014