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, September 24, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

云南扩大法律援助事项范围, 受家暴申请法律援助免困难证明 (Yunnan expands scope of legal aid, easing application process for domestic violence victims)
Kunming Evening News, September 22, 2015

全国首例拒执罪自诉案件一审宣判, 宜春一老赖拒不执行生效判决获刑 (Chronic debtor in Yichun who defies court order on making payments is punished in nation’s 1st ever private prosecution for the crime of “refusing to carry out court order”)
Legal Daily, September 23, 2015

AP Exclusive: Leading China lawyer says he was tortured
The Washington Post, September 23, 2015

Unbowed, unbent, unbroken: Chinese rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng speaks out on his torture with an electric baton
South China Morning Post, September 23, 2015

高瑜健康日差国际记盟要求习近平给予保外就医 (Gao Yu’s health worsens, International Federation of Journalists calls on Xi Jinping to allow medical parole)
Radio France Internationale, September 24, 2015中国/20150924-高瑜健康日差国际记盟要求习近平给予保外就医