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, August 08, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Chinese lawyer Wang Yu given ABA International Human Rights Award in absentia
ABA Journal, August 6, 2016

To American Bar Association with regard to ABA Human Rights Award to Wang Yu
China Change, August 6, 2016

U.S. criticizes China's “political” trials as fourth activist punished for subversion
The Guardian, August 5, 2016

China rejects Western criticism of crackdown on rights defenders
South China Morning Post, August 6, 2016

Week of TV trials in China signals new phase in attack on rights
The New York Times, August 6, 2016

HRIC Urges Independent Observers at Upcoming Trials of Lawyers and Activists in China
Human Rights in China, August 5, 2016