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, January 20, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Swedish activist Peter Dahlin paraded on China state TV for “scripted confession”
The Guardian, January 20, 2016

中国官媒未审先判:瑞典嫌犯“危害国家安全”被抓 (Chinese state media’s verdict without trial: Swedish suspect arrested for “endangering national security”)
Radio Free Asia, January 19, 2016

Police smashes illegal organization jeopardizing China's national security
我国执法部门破获一起危害国家安全案件 彼得等犯罪嫌疑人被依法采取刑事强制措施
Xinhua, January 19, 2016

[视频] 中国执法部门破获一起危害国家安全案件 ([Video] Chinese police uncover illegal organization jeopardizing China's national security)
CCTV, January 20, 2016

Treatment of foreigners in China a “worrying trend,” E.U. envoy says
The New York Times, January 19, 2016