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.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Citizen Participation(公民参与)

Nine jailed in China’s Wukan “democracy” village following protests
Hong Kong Free Press, December 27, 2016

乌坎村抗议者判重刑 村民噤声 (Wukan protesters receive heavy sentences, many villagers “silenced” from speaking about incident)
Voice of America, December 27, 2016

“民生观察”负责人刘飞跃被正式批捕 家属受压噤声 (Minshengguancha founder Liu Feiyue formally arrested, family members silenced)
Radio Free Asia, December 27, 2016