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, June 03, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China's top court stresses referential precedent for justice
China Daily, June 2, 2015

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

China: Drop draft law aimed at stifling NGOs—Amnesty International criticizes draft Foreign Non-Governmental Organizations Management Law in a submission to Chinese lawmakers.
Amnesty International, June 2, 2015

中國律師《關於暫停制訂“境外非政府組織管理法”的法律建議》 (Chinese lawyers: Legal advice on suspending drafting of Overseas NGO Law)
So Jump, June 2, 2015

HRIC Law Note: Draft Law on Foreign NGOs Undermines Chinese Civil Society and China’s International Engagement
Human Rights in China, May 21, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

VOA专访: 丁子霖:中共不能回避六四屠杀 (Ding Zilin in VOA interview: CPC cannot evade issue of June Fourth massacre)
Voice of America, June 3, 2015

China detains dissidents, rights activists ahead of June 4 anniversary
Radio Free Asia, June 2, 2015

Chinese leaders cannot escape their historical responsibility for the June Fourth massacre—commemorating the 26th anniversary of the June Fourth tragedy
Human Rights in China, June 1, 2015

China: end denial about Tiananmen Massacre
Human Rights Watch, June 2, 2015

巴黎民运团体为六四纪念碑献花悼六四26周年 (Pro-democracy groups in Paris gather at June Fourth monument to commemorate 26th anniversary of Tiananmen massacre)
Radio France Internationale, June 2, 2015中国/20150602-巴黎民运团体为六四纪念碑献花悼六四26周年/

China's graft-busters admit corruption drive has hurt Communist Party
South China Morning Post, June 3, 2015

Relatives of missing passengers in Chinese cruise ship tragedy outraged over official silence
South China Morning Post, June 3, 2015

219.72 yuan per day for wrongful jailing? Experts say not enough
Caixin, June 2, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

Tiananmen leader “hurt and sad” at localist Hongkongers’ hostile stance on mainland China
South China Morning Post, June 3, 2015

Hong Kong government accused of exploiting flawed cyberlaw to arrest political activist
South China Morning Post, June 3, 2015

Police will use “sufficient” force to deal with any June 4 protests
South China Morning Post, June 2, 2015

Hong Kong legislature to take up electoral changes June 17
The Wall Street Journal, June 2, 2015

Counterterrorism (反恐)

China's counterterrorism campaign goes global [part 4]
The Diplomat, June 2, 2015

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

How Deng Xiaoping helped create a corrupt China
The New York Times, June 3, 2015

How the Tiananmen massacre changed China, and the world
China Change, June 2, 2015

张博树:中国对89六四历史记忆因禁封而产生可怕断层 (Zhang Boshu: China’s suppression of June Fourth history causes horrible gap in memory)
Radio France Internationale, June 2, 2015中国/20150602-张博树中国对89六四历史记忆因禁封而产生可怕断层/

巴黎專訪Peter Turnley 那一場空白的腥風血雨 (Interview with Peter Turnley: the empty reign of terror)
Apple Daily, June 3, 2015