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, September 22, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

消息称温州股民状告证监会获立案 (Reports say Wenzhou shareholder successfully files case against China’s Securities Regulatory Commission)
China Finance Online, September 20, 2016

河南同性恋男子被送精神病院, 脱身后状告医院 (Henanese homosexual man forcefully sent to mental health institution for “conversion therapy,” sues hospital for infringement of his personal freedom upon escape)
Radio Free Asia, September 21, 2016

Canada to discuss extradition treaty as France returns graft suspect
China Digital Times, September 21, 2016

Courts to accept WeChat posts as evidence in criminal cases
Caixin, September 21, 2016

【视频】中国著名民主人士张林获提前释放 (Prominent democracy activist, Zhang Lin, eligible for early release)
Radio Free Asia, September 20, 2016

Prominent Chinese rights lawyer Xia Lin sentenced to 12 years’ jail for fraud
South China Morning Post, September 22, 2016

中国维权律师夏霖诈骗罪成被判监12年 (Chinese rights defense lawyer Xia Lin sentenced to 12 years in prison for fraud)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 22, 2016

湖南维权律师谢阳案移交检方仍被拒会见律师 (Case of Hunan rights lawyer Xie Yang transferred to prosecution, still refused meeting with lawyer)
Voice of America, September 21, 2016

Xinjiang writer Zhang Haitao’s appeal of 19-year sentence delayed again
Hong Kong Free Press, September 22, 2016