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.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

权平涉煽颠案开庭 律师被解聘法院封锁消息 (“Inciting subversion” case against Quan Ping opens, defense lawyers “fired” and court blocks off information)
Mingpao, February 16, 2017

Chinese activist stands trial for subversion over “Xitler” t-shirt
Radio Free Asia, February 15, 2017

Human rights lawyer swept up in “709 crackdown” to face court in Tianjin for subversion
South China Morning Post, February 16, 2017

「709大圍捕」維權律師王全璋涉顛覆國家政權被起訴 (“709 Crackdown” rights defense lawyer Wang Quanzhang formally charged with “inciting subversion of state power”)
Radio Television Hong Kong, February 15, 2017