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, October 25, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Wife of detained Chinese rights lawyer appeals as bid to sue government-appointed representatives rejected
South China Morning Post, October 25, 2016

Will public outcry spare Jia Jinglong from controversial death sentence?
Voice of America, October 25, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

教師不可跟學生談政治? (Teachers cannot discuss politics with students?), October 25, 2016

Beijing engages in “unprecedented” op-ed battle with Hong Kong activists on self-determination
Hong Kong Free Press, October 24, 2016

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Chinese police silence petitioners, candidates for local office
Voice of America, October 24, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

A dozen Chinese provincial chiefs tipped to advance to Communist Party inner circle
South China Morning Post, October 24, 2016

Resettling China’s “ecological migrants”
The New York Times, October 25, 2016

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Chinese firm says it did all it could ahead of cyberattack
Voice of America, October 15, 2016

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

Chinese government sends religious monitors to Xinjiang's Hotan
Radio Free Asia, October 24, 2016

Commentary (评论)

Say no to China’s membership on the U.N. Human Rights Council
The Washington Post, October 24, 2016