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.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Misery endures for Chinese rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, “freed” after three years in solitary confinement
South China Morning Post, June 15, 2016

Incendiary memoir by Chinese rights lawyer reaches bookshelves abroad
The New York Times, June 15, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

The cat and mouse game between China’s censors and Internet activists
The Washington Post, June 14, 2016

透視中國: 老百姓成「老不信」 官媒怎麼辦? (China Perspectives: What to do, the people would never believe the state media?)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 15, 2016

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

“Hate never wins”: China’s LGBTQ community expresses solidarity with victims of Orlando shooting
Hong Kong Free Press, June 15, 2016

Interpreting the main regulations of the overseas NGO law
China Development Brief, June 12, 2016

HRIC Law Note: Draft Law on Foreign NGOs Undermines Chinese Civil Society and China’s International Engagement
Human Rights in China, May 5, 2015

Injuries, long hours and low pay: Disney failing to protect Chinese workers at supplier factories says NGO
Hong Kong Free Press, June 14, 2016

吴青:女权的实质是人权 (Wu Qing: The substance of women’s rights is human rights)
Financial Times, June 15, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

What can China do to stop the “epidemic” of suicides among government officials?
Global Voices, June 15, 2016

China reviews 2012-2015 human rights progress, pledging greater effort
Xinhua, June 14, 2016

Full Text: Assessment Report on the Implementation of the National Human Rights Action Plan of China (2012-2015)
Xinhua, June 14, 2016

中国人权报告以偏概全 (Chinese human rights report suffers from the fallacy of composition)
Voice of America, June 15, 2016

China warns U.S. on visits by Dalai Lama, Taiwan president
Reuters, June 14, 2016

The true crimes of Chinese PLA General Guo Boxiong
The Diplomat, June

周永康妻儿因受贿罪被判刑 (Zhou Yongkang’s wife and son sentenced for receiving bribes)
Deutsche Welle, June 15, 2016周永康妻儿因受贿罪被判刑/a-19331150

Hong Kong (香港)

“一带一路”无助香港发展? (“Belt and Road” wouldn’t help Hong Kong’s development?)
Financial Times, June 15, 2016

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

U.S. sees progress in latest cyber talks with China
Reuters, June 14, 2016

Ideology command center wages “online struggle” in China's Henan
Radio Free Asia, June 14, 2016

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

【Lancôme風波】為與不為(文:陳文敏) ([Lancôme scandal] Johannes Chan: To do or not to do)
Ming Pao, June 15, 2016