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.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China police on trial for woman's beating death: report
Agence France-Presse, May 15, 2015

VOA连线:徐纯合案律师遇袭,疑遭报复警告 (Xie Yang, lawyer for Xu Chunhe’s family, attacked in suspected reprisal warning [VIDEO])
Voice of America, May 18, 2015

Shooting of Xu Chunhe exposes class angst in China
The Sydney Morning Herald, May 15, 2015

官方公布徐纯合视频仍未能平息争议 律师向警方申请信息公开 (Gov’t releases Xu Chunhe video and still cannot quell controversy, lawyers file OGI requests with police)
Radio Free Asia

China clears police officer in death of unarmed man, but controversy isn’t over
The New York Times, May 15, 2015

Court hearing China's landmark NGO environmental lawsuit
China Daily, May 15, 2015