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.

Monday, April 06, 2015

Corruption (腐败)

Zhou Yongkang, former Security Chief in China, faces corruption trial
The New York Times, April 30, 2015

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

四川维权人士陈云飞“失踪”10天后遭刑拘 (Sichuan rights defender Chen Yunfei criminally detained after 10-day “disappearance”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 6, 2015

June Fourth (六四)

赵紫阳家人表示有望为他在民间公墓下葬 (There’s hope for Zhao Ziyang’s burial in a civil cemetery, family says)
Late Chinese leader Zhao Ziyang can be laid to rest—a decade after death
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 6, 2015

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

2000 police mobilized, 100 people injured, 50 arrested, 1 killed, Internet cut off, highways shutdown in Naiman Banner of Southern Mongolia
Southern Mongolian Human Rights Information Center, April 6, 2015

Women (妇女)

女权人士遭疲劳审讯突发心脏病 警方扩大调查反性歧视范围 (Women’s rights defender suffers heart complications after grueling interrogation, police expand investigation of anti-sexual discrimination activists)
Radio Free Asia, April 4 ,2015

Taking feminist battle to China’s streets, and landing in jail
The New York Times, April 4 ,2015

Supporting Women's Rights in China
Human Rights in China, April 3, 2015