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 23, 2016

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

NGOs take chemical factories to court
China Daily, May 23, 2016

Chinese press freedom activist on hunger strike for two weeks, says family
South China Morning Post, May 23, 2016

声援郭飞雄接力绝食抗议已20天,200多人参加 (Hunger strike relay to support Guo Feixiong into 20 days, over 200 participants)
Voice of America, May 23, 2016

Guo Feixiong on day 11 of hunger strike in prison, wife asks president Xi Jinping to intervene
Human Rights in China, May 19, 2016

Chinese protests over university quotas spread to third province
South China Morning Post, May 23, 2016

Chinese blogger detained over Buddhist temples "smear"
South China Morning Post, May 23, 2016

北京自由派学者例行聚餐因六四临近被阻挠 (Beijing liberal scholars’ regular gathering meal obstructed in the run up to June Fourth)
Voice of China, May 23, 2016