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, May 16, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

夫妻吵架把妻子打到骨折, 他成了路桥区因家暴被起诉“第一人”(Husband breaks wife’s bones during argument, becomes first person to be prosecuted for domestic violence in Zhejiang’s Luqiao District)
Zhejiang News, May 12, 2016

女子遭家暴杀害醉酒丈夫,庭审引入“专家证人”制度 (In case of woman accused of murdering drunk husband after suffering domestic violence, Chuxiong Intermediate People’s Court in Yunnan introduces “expert witness” system), May 12, 2016

遭遇家暴,兰州一女子申请人身保护令 (Suffering domestic violence, Lanzhou woman applies for a personal protection order)
Gansu Daily, May 12, 2016

把看守所当成“心理康复中心”, 记江西省余江县看守所副教导员黄水标 (Jiangxi detention center instructor urges use of center for psychological recovery)
Legal Daily, May 12, 2016