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, December 28, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China adopts first Anti-Domestic Violence Law
Vice, December 28, 2015

Domestic Violence Law 2015
反家庭暴力法 2015
China Law Translate, December 27, 2015

《反家暴法》:公民社会艰苦努力的结果 (Anti-Domestic Violence Law: The result of Chinese civil society’s hard work)
Voice of America, December 28, 2015

Access to Information (信息公开)

A peek into the mind of China’s internet users
The New York Times, December 25, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Detention of China Telecom boss linked to time at different firm
Caixin, December 28, 2015

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China says tech firms have nothing to fear from anti-terror law
The Telegraph, December 28, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong journalists group blasts police and education minister over news reporters’ arrest
South China Morning Post, December 28, 2015

National Security & Counterterrorism (国家安全和反恐)

China passes landmark law to battle terrorism at home and overseas
South China Morning Post, December 27, 2015

中国反恐法对媒体公司及个人有何影响?(How will China’s anti-terrorism law affect media companies and individuals?)
Voice of America, December 27, 2015

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Courage on trial in China
The New York Times, December 22, 2015