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.

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

试点地区发现公益诉讼案件线索1233件 (In pilot areas, clues found in 1,233 public interest law suit cases [enabled progress in litigation])
Legal Daily, May 17, 2016

张某等三人印发张贴“法轮功”宣传品获刑 (Zhang “Doe” and 3 others punished for posting “Falungong” propaganda)
Legal Daily, May 19, 2016

检察机关三年刑事抗诉近两万件, 157人无罪改判有罪22人有罪改判无罪 (Nationwide procuratorial organs processed nearly 20,000 criminal appeals cases in 3 years, with 157 convicted and 22 found innocent on appeal)
Legal Daily, May 20, 2016

遭儿家暴, 老太申请保护令 (Elderly lady applies for a personal protection order after suffering domestic violence from son)
Beijing Evening News, May 23, 2016

Slow progress on wrongful convictions
China Digital Times, June 1, 2016

Wife of imprisoned Chinese rights activist Guo Feixiong stages hunger strike outside UN HQ
Hong Kong Free Press, June 1, 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