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, February 01, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China jails three activists for trying to start civil disobedience movement
The Guardian, January 29, 2016

唐荆凌推不合作运动判监5年拒向不讲法者上诉 (Tang Jingling sentenced to five years for civil disobedience movement, refuses to appeal to authorities which don’t uphold law)
Radio France Internationale, January 29, 2016中国/20160129-唐荆凌推不合作运动判监5年拒向不讲法者上诉

人权观察谴责中国对广州维权人士判刑 (Human Rights Watch condemns China’s sentencing of the Guangzhou rights defenders)
Voice of America, January 30, 2016

中国镇压维权律师受影响人数继续增加 (Number of people affected by China’s mass crackdown of rights defenders continues to rise)
Voice of America, January 30, 2016

For more information on Tang Jingling, see:
Human Rights in China

Leader of government-sanctioned mega church in Hangzhou held in secret detention for opposing cross removal campaign
China Change, January 30, 2016