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 27, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China child abuse cases spark further calls for legal reform
Radio Free Asia, April 24, 2015

China, in suspending woman’s death sentence, acknowledges domestic abuse
The New York Times, April 24, 2015

Access to Information (信息公开)

Chinese activist Hu Jia breaches Xi Jingping’s wall
The Australian, April, 25, 2015

Lawsuit over banned memoir asks China to explain censorship
The New York Times, April, 25, 2015

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Chinese feminist activist “subjected to eight-hour grilling, bullying by police”
South China Morning Post, April 25, 2015

Chinese woman activist says interrogated a week after release
Reuters, April 25, 2015

Supporting women's rights in China
Human Rights in China, April 24, 2015

Work tensions rise in China, despite calls for harmony
Wall Street Journal, April 24, 2015

北京公安局发维权人士郭玉闪起诉意见书 (Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau recommends indictment of rights defender Guo Yushan)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 27, 2015

Fears for safety of Chinese activist who supported Hong Kong's democracy movement
Radio Free Asia, April 24, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

羁押1172天后被判无罪 男子获国家赔偿 (Man receives state compensation after being detained for 1172 days and declared not guilty)
Legal Daily, April 27, 2015

中国百名外逃贪官红色通缉令后已有第一名嫌犯被捕 (First of 100 fugitive officials arrested on suspicion of corruption)
Radio France Internationale, April 26, 2015中国/20150426-中国百名外逃贪官红色通缉令后已有第一名嫌犯被捕/

China investigates three senior army officers suspected of graft
Reuters, April 26, 2015

“民運”分子以探親為由試圖入境 港政府拒絕 (Hong Kong government refuses entry to Democracy Movement participant attempting to return to China to visit sick mother)
Global Times, April 27, 2015

Rampant mining damaging one of China's largest mangroves – and authorities “turning blind eye”
South China Morning Post, April 26, 2015

China looks to stub out consumer-safety scandals
The Wall Street Journal, April 24, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

Protests hit Carrie Lam's neighbourhood “bus parade” to promote Hong Kong electoral reform
South China Morning Post, April 25, 2015

恐遭示威者再追击传官员宣传政改或只在巴士上挥手了事 (Fearing more clashes with protestors, HK officials avoid interacting with residents during political reform package promotion tour, only wave from open buses)
Radio France Internationale, April 25, 2015中国/20150425-恐遭示威者再追击传官员宣传政改或只在巴士上挥手了事/

黃之鋒:若官員繼續落區 學民思潮繼續追擊 (Joshua Wong: If officials continue doing community visits, Scholarism will continue approaching them)
Radio Television Hong Kong, April 27, 2015

Pan-democrats start their own reform campaign
Radio Television Hong Kong, April 26, 2015

村上春樹:香港年輕人自發而起 是新的示威形態 (Haruki Murakami: Hong Kong youth’s spontaneous initiatives is a new form of protest)
Radio Television Hong Kong, April 27, 2015