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, December 29, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Beijing struggles to contain anger over death in custody
Financial Times, December 29, 2016

Jailed Chinese activist awakes from coma; says he did not attempt suicide, despite claims
Hong Kong Free Press, December 29, 2016

扎西文色案新进展:检方撤回起诉补充侦查 (Chinese prosecutors ask court for more time in detained Tibetan’s case)
The New York Times, December 29, 2016

长沙警方拒律师见江天勇 陈进学周四往检察院控告 (Jiang Tianyong’s defense lawyer, Chen Jinxue, submits formal complaint with procuratorate after Changsha police refuse him a meeting with Jiang)
Radio Free Asia, December 28, 2016