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, December 02, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

福建人民陪审员制度改革试点扎实推进, 将围绕参审范围、参审机制、职权改革等加强探索创新 (Fujian People's Jury System Reform Pilot makes solid progress, will intensify innovation exploration in areas including scope and mechanisms of trial participation and reforms to authority)
People's Courts Online, December 1, 2015

Chinese lesbian sues Education Ministry over “mental illness” reference
Radio Free Asia, December 1, 2015

维权律师处境愈加恶劣 唐天昊深圳被禁出境 (Rights defense lawyers’ situation continues to worsen, Tang Tianhao prevented from leaving the country in Shenzhen)
Radio Free Asia, December 1, 2015

Mass Crackdown on Chinese Lawyers and Defenders
Human Rights in China, November 23, 2015