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, December 31, 2015

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

女权人士武嵘嵘外游未请假 杭州警方令其“写检讨” (Feminist activist Wu Rongrong leaves her province for holidays without “authorization,” Hangzhou police make her write a “self-reflection”)
Radio Free Asia, December 30, 2015

中国镇压维权律师受影响人数增至316人 (China's crackdown on human rights lawyers: Number of affected people rises to 316)
Voice of America, December 31, 2015

China's petitioners risk official ire to pursue complaints in Beijing
Radio Free Asia, December 30, 2015

七人声援浦志强被以“寻衅滋事”刑拘 (7 supporters of rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang criminally detained for “picking quarrels and provoking troubles”)
Radio Free Asia, December 30, 2015