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, March 21, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

新龙县一名藏人自焚抗议 自焚者亲友被拘遭殴 (Tibetan self-immolated in Xinlong county, his family detained and beaten up)
Radio Free Asia, March 19, 2017

聚焦司改:提高刑事审判证人出庭率难在哪里 (What are the difficulties in raising attendance rate of witnesses at trial?)
China Youth Daily, March 21, 2017

提高证人出庭率和律师辩护率首次写入最高法工作报告 (Raising rates of witness attendance and lawyers defending cases written into annual work report of SPC for the first time)
Xinhua News, March 13, 2017

Chinese lawmakers seek to protect dead Communist heroes with new law
Global Voices, March 21, 2017

Wukan activist's mother interrogated, intimidated after incognito visit
Radio Free Asia, March 21, 2017