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


Disappearance of Chinese human rights lawyer: what it means to be placed under “residential surveillance” in China
Jerome A. Cohen Blog, December 26, 2016

China’s stringent cyber security law: technological and human rights implications for the world
New Delhi Times, December 26, 2016

Hong Kong’s Basic Law according to the Theory of Legal Origins
South China Morning Post, December 27, 2016