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, June 06, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

残疾妻子遭家暴法律援助来撑腰 (Legal aid helps disabled wife suffering domestic violence)
Anhui Legal Daily, May 26, 2016

云南整治医院强制消费, 各地医疗机构自查自纠 (Yunnan to rein in compulsory hospital fees, medical institutions in all areas to self-investigate and correct)
Xinhua, May 26, 2016

青海局召开全省寄递渠道“扫黄打非”、反恐禁毒工作培训班 (Qinghai Postal Administration starts province-wide training to fight pornography, terrorism, and narcotics)
China Post, May 31, 2015

沈阳五三派出所建该市首家互联网警务工作室, “互联网+派出所”引来8万“铁粉”(Shenyang Wusan police substation establishes city's first Internet police work room, its WeChat account has 80,000 die-hard followers)
Legal Daily, May 31, 2016

最高法公布侵害未成年人权益被撤销监护资格典型案例, “虎”父“狼”母虐童被撤监护资格 (SPC announces typical case for removal of guardianship rights as a consequence of human rights abuse of a minor by “tiger” dad and “wolf” mom)
Legal Daily, June 1, 2016

Hundreds of Chinese lawyers condemn police attack on attorney in courtroom
South China Morning Post, June 6, 2016

律师立案不果反被殴打 走出法院几半裸 (Lawyer beaten in court, walks out half naked)
Radio Free Asia, June 5, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

China Daily signs deal with Fairfax Media, enters Australian market
China Daily, May 27, 2016

空港经济区举办《反家庭暴力法》专题讲座 (Hangzhou Airport Economic Zone holds special conference on Anti-Domestic Violence Law)
Xiaoshan Net, June 1, 2016

China’s environmental journalists shine despite dark times for local media
China Dialogue, May 27, 2016

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

依法规范和引导境外非政府组织在华活动, 访全国人大常委会法工委有关负责人 (Interview with NPCSC Legislative Work Committee spokesperson on lawfully regulating, guiding activities of Foreign NGOs in China)
Qiushi Theory, May 31, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

依法惩治“蝇贪”力推“绿色 精准预防”, 浙江两年查近400件扶贫职务案 (Forcefully promote “targeted prevention” techniques to lawfully punish “fly-sized” corrupt officials: Zhejiang investigates nearly 400 cases of embezzlement involving poverty assistance)
Legal Daily, May 24, 2016

多关押5年半,为何不给国家赔偿? (Man was sentenced to 1 year but imprisoned for 6.5, so why no state compensation?)
Legal Daily, June 1, 2016

死刑改判1年徒刑,当事人理应获得国家赔偿 (Youth’s death sentence changed to 1-year term after serving 6.5 years should get state compensation)
Today's Topics, June 2, 2016

海南检方抗诉诈骗案获改判 (After protest, Hainan Procuratorate gets not-guilty verdict in fraud case changed to 10-year prison term)
Legal Daily, June 1, 2016

六四27周年天安门母亲祭奠亲人向政府提出的三项诉求不变 (On 27th anniversary of June Fourth the Tiananmen Mothers’ three demands to the government remain the same)
Radio Free Asia, June 4, 2016

Tiananmen Mothers: No amount of power can rub out June Fourth
Human Rights in China, June 1, 2016

焦点对话:六四事件,无尽的余波与后果 (Focus Dialogue: June Fourth incident, the endless repercussions and consequences)
Voice of America, June 3, 2016

On 27th anniversary, relatives to visit graves of Tiananmen dead
Radio Free Asia, June 3, 2016

June Fourth: Support the Call for Truth, Accountability, and Compensation
Human Rights in China, June 3, 2016

China’s youth think Tiananmen was so 1989
Foreign Policy, June 3, 2016

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China’s Great Firewall is harming innovation, scholars say
Time, June 2, 2016

Chinese cyber spies hack Taiwan ruling party: security firm
Hong Kong Free Press, June 2, 2016

Untangling China’s cybersecurity laws
Wall Street Journal, June 3, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

Thousands rally in Hong Kong to mark Tiananmen anniversary
The New York Times, June 4, 2016

HKFP Lens: “We are proud of Hong Kong”: Silence and candles as city pays tribute to Tiananmen dead
Hong Kong Free Press, June 5, 2016

Tiananmen vigil ignored by some Hong Kong activists amid ideological split
Agence France-Presse, June 4, 2016

观察:六四晚会人数减 年轻人争议身份认同 (Observation: Numbers done for June Fourth commemoration, young people dispute identity)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 4, 2016

National Security & Counterterrorism (国家安全和反恐)

熊选国在新疆法治论坛(2016)会议上指出, 推动“去极端化”工作更系统 (XUAR Party leader at 2016 Xinjiang Rule of Law Conference: Must make “extremism removal” more systematic)
Legal Daily, May 31, 2016

上合组织2015年协助消灭150余名恐怖分子 (Shanghai Cooperation Organization helped “eliminate” 150 terrorists in 2015)
Xinhua, May 31, 2016

狄伯杰:印中关系莫被“反恐分歧”绑架 (Di Bojie: Sino-Indian relationship should not be hijacked by “differences of opinion over counterterrorism”)
Global Times, June 1, 2016

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

The historian of the Tiananmen movement and the June Fourth massacre—An interview with Wu Renhua (Part one of two)
China Change, June 3, 2016

The historian of the Tiananmen movement and the June Fourth massacre—An interview with Wu Renhua (Part two of two)
China Change, June 4, 2016