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, July 01, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Black ten minutes: Chinese lawyer recounts being beating in a courthouse in shandong
China Change, June 30, 2015

Chinese lawyers worry new rules will limit clients’ defenses
The New York Times, July 1, 2015

Access to Information (信息公开)

安徽省旅游局原局长受审 委托无律师资格者辩护被驳回 (Anhui Tourism Office Deputy Head on trial, application for representation by a person without legal qualifications rejected)
Legal Daily, June 30, 2015

Two more Chinese netizens charged with “subversion” over online satire
Radio Free Asia, June 30, 2015

关于进一步加强对网上未成年人犯罪和欺凌事件报道管理的通知 (Notice on managing online reporting of incidents of juvenile delinquency and bullying)
China Law Translate, June 30, 2015

男子20年前蒙冤"杀人" 申请公开当年办案信息 (Man wrongfully accused of homicide for 20 years, requests government make case information public)
Anhui Daily, June 30, 2015>

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

China approves sweeping Security Law, bolstering communist rule
The New York Times, June 29, 2015

中华人民共和国国家安全法全文发布 共7章84条 (National Security Law of the People's Republic of China)
Xinhua, July 1, 2015

The truth about China's New National Security Law
The Diplomat, July 1, 2015

中国正式通过“国安法”:首次纳入港澳 (China officially passes National Security Law, Hong Kong and Macau included for first time)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 1, 2015

河南洛宁港资企业欠薪数月引发千人工潮 (Over 2000 Henan workers strike over backed wages)
Radio Free Asia, July 1, 2015

中共党庆日成集访日 逾万访民七一聚集北京 (Nearly 10 thousand petitioners protest across Beijing on 94th anniversary of CPC)
Radio Free Asia, June 29, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

河南访民张小玉向焦作检察院申请国家赔偿 (Henan Petitioner Zhang Xiaoyu seeks over RMB 61K in state compensation for 305-day unlawful detention)
Radio Free Asia, June 30, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

Thousands march for Hong Kong democracy, yet fatigue sets in
The Telegraph, July 1, 2015

IN PICTURES: The first July 1 march since the Occupy movement
South China Morning Post, July 1, 2015

香港七一大游行 诉求建设民主香港 (July 1 march presses for a democratic Hong Kong)
Deutsche Welle, July 1, 2015

政府:國安法不在港實施 本屆政府無計劃就23條立法 (HK government: National Security Law will not be implemented in Hong Kong, and currently no plan for article 23 enactment)
Radio Television Hong Kong, July 1, 2015

Counterterrorism (反恐)

China's military on mission to bring 'modern civilization' to Xinjiang
Reuters, July 1, 2015

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Hong Kong needs to learn to respect its women, to break the cycle of domestic violence
South China Morning Post, July 1, 2015