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.

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

北京维权女律师王宇遭人带走而“失踪” (Wang Yu, Beijing rights defense lawyer, “disappeared” after being taken away)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 9, 2015

关注!人权律师王宇一家三口失联 (Human rights lawyer Wang Yu taken away, contact lost with 2 other family members)
Lawyer Li Fangping WeChat post available in Boxun, July 9, 2015

Related Twitter post:

(VOA: Lawyer Wang Yu was taken away July 9 after having participated in a July 7 VOA TV program on the impact on lawyers of the revised Criminal Law draft. )

最高法再审公开开庭审理马乐利用未公开信息交易案 (SPC hears retrial of insider trading case against Ma Le in open court)
Legal Daily, July 9, 2015

Related Twitter post:
Supreme court reopens insider trading case in China
Want China Times, July 09, 2015

全国人大代表何健忠建议, 完善犯罪所得财物处理规定(NPC Standing Committee deputy He Jianzhong: Improve regulations for handling seized criminal assets)
Legal Daily, July 9, 2015

[Since entering Guangzhou Tianhe Detention Center on August 8, 2013, GuoFeixiong has not been allowed outside; it’s already been 700 days. Lawyers have sued repeatedly to no avail.]

[Today Tu Fu’s wife received his arrest notice.]