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.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

European, U.S. and Australian lawyers call for China to end rights crackdown
The Guardian, January 18, 2016

China must end its intimidation and detention of human rights lawyers
The Guardian, January 18, 2016

Mass crackdown on Chinese lawyers and defenders
Human Rights in China, January 15, 2016

维权律师袁裕来赴台观大选被禁出境 斥当局做法背离依法治国 (Zhejiang Rights lawyer Yuan Yulai, prohibited from leaving mainland to observe Taiwan election, condemns authorities for violating pledge to “rule country by law”)
Radio Free Asia, January 15, 2016

Members of petitioners group “Rose China” detained
ChinaChange, January 18, 2016