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, July 22, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Detained Chinese rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang denied legal counsel for nearly a month, wife says
Associated Press, July 20, 2015

China's war on rights lawyers part of wider “stability maintenance” plan
Radio Free Asia, July 21, 2015

State media: More confessions from “Black Friday” lawyers
China Digital Times, July 21, 2015

Detained lawyers “at risk of torture” as Taiwan voices support
Hong Kong Free Press, July 22, 2015

数十人权团体谴责中国再次违反法律程序 香港学界首参与联署声援律师 (Dozens of human rights groups condemn China’s repeated violations of legal procedures, Hong Kong academics join for first t time petition for detained lawyers)
Radio Free Asia, July 21, 2015

Law Society condemns mainland crackdown
The Standard, July 22, 2015

Statement of Law Society on the arrests and detention of lawyers in China
The Law Society of Hong Kong, July 21, 2015

Chinese police are said to seize ashes of Tibetan Monk Tenzin Delek Rinpoche
The New York Times, July 22, 2015