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 18, 2014

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

徐州“新公民”张昆被逮捕 国保向家属施压律师难介入 (New Citizens Movement activist Zhang Kun officially arrested in Xuzhou, authorities pressure family to accept gov't-selected lawyer)
Radio Free Asia, July 17, 2014

Zhang Sizhi, lawyer for detained journalist, points to legal breach by authorities
South China Morning Post, July 18, 2014

“郑州十君子”办案人员是谁? (Zhengzhou lawyers still denied access to clients, police not sure who is in charge case)
Deutsche Welle, July 17, 2014

Restrictions, detentions, disappearances, and arrests related to June 4, 2014
Human Rights in China, July 2014

China upholds jail terms for anti-corruption activists
Agency France-Presse, July 18, 2014

Lawyer fears activist may have been jailed after secret trial
Radio Free Asia, July 17, 2014

Prominent Chinese activist beaten in Beijing
Voice of America, July 17, 2014