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, September 24, 2014

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

China’s harsh punishment for a moderate Uighur could make things worse in Xinjiang
Public Radio International, September 23, 2014

Western governments fault Uighur scholar’s punishment
The Washington Post, September 24, 2014

律师呼吁释放76岁身患癌症的维权人士姚宝华 (Lawyer urges release of Yao Baohua, 76-year-old rights defender with cancer )
Radio Free Asia, Setember 23, 2014

母亲病危 熊焱申请回国签证被拒 (China denies Xiong Yan visa to visit critically ill mother)
Radio Free Asia, September 24, 2014