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.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Chinese lawyer Pu Zhiqiang sentenced to three years with probation for social media posts
Hong Kong Free Press, December 22, 2015

胡佳:浦志强判决 中共避免刘晓波第二 (Hu Jia: By giving Pu Zhiqiang a suspended sentence, CPC is avoiding a 2nd Liu Xiaobo)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 22, 2015

Video exemplifies lawyer’s civil rights campaign in China
The New York Times, December 22, 2015

【浦志強案】檢方「罪證」僅7條微博 ([Pu Zhiqiang case] Prosecutor's evidence is only seven weibo posts)
Apple Daily, December 22, 2015

Law Council joins UN and IBA in concern for Chinese lawyers
Law Council of Australia, December 21, 2015