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, July 19, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China: End abuse of hunger-striking activist
Human Rights Watch, July 17, 2016

Sister Says Guo Feixiong Will Not Stop Hunger Strike
杨茂平: 郭飞雄会活着走出监狱吗?
Human Rights in China, June 15, 2016

Lawyer of legal assistant detained during lawyer crackdown pens “letter of apology”
Hong Kong Free Press, July 19, 2016

“考拉”反省:成为了境外组织在中国渗透的棋子 (“Kao La” reflects: I became a tool for foreign organizations’ penetration in China)
Global Times, July 19, 2016

律师任全牛妻子遭殴打瘀伤 代理人常伯阳被绑架威胁退出该案 (Lawyer Ren Quanniu’s wife beaten and bruised, defense counsel Chang Bayang kidnapped and threatened until quitting the case)
Radio Free Asia, July 18, 2016

Mass Crackdown on Chinese Lawyers and Defenders
Human Rights in China, February 5, 2016

中国贵州禁止基督徒学生参加高考 (Guizhou prohibits Christian students from joining higher education entrance exam)
Voice of America, July 19, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

Outspoken liberal Chinese magazine Yanhuang Chunqiu stops publication after management purge
South China Morning Post, July 18, 2016

Taiwanese actor Leon Dai loses part in Zhao Wei film after political pressure in China
The Wall Street Journal, July 18, 2016

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Exclusive: U.S. and Chinese labor groups collaborated before China Wal-Mart strikes
Reuters, July 18, 2016

Tibetan woman detained in new solo protest in Ngaba
Radio Free Asia, July 17, 2016

逾千法轮功学员香港集会游行 吁停止迫害 (Over a thousand Falungong practitioners rally in Hong Kong to call for stop of persecution)
Radio Free Asia, July 18, 2016

劳工界纪念女工周建容自杀事件两周年 呼吁关注中国劳工权益 (Labor community commemorates 2 years after female worker Zhou Jianrong’s suicide, calling for attention to Chinese labor rights)
Radio Free Asia, July 18, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong says legislative candidates must endorse Chinese rule
The New York Times, July 16, 2016

Refusing to sign: Demosisto joins ranks of Hong Kong politicians resisting controversial change in Legco election rules
South China Morning Post, July 18, 2016

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Why China hacks
The Wall Street Journal, July 17, 2016

观察:台湾网民发起“向中国道歉大赛” (Observations: Taiwan netizens organizes “Apologizing to China Competition”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 18, 2016