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, December 19, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China police confirm detention of human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong
The Guardian, December 16, 2016

律师江天勇"认罪" 家属指疑点重重 (Lawyer Jiang Tianyong “confesses” but family remains doubtful)
Deutsche Welle, December 17, 2016

Statement concerning the disappearance of lawyer Jiang Tianyong for over six days
Human Rights in China, November 27, 2016

Activists hold photo campaign to demand release of Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo
Hong Kong Free Press, December 19, 2016