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.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

A court in China wrote a poignant verdict on the killing of a reporter who covered domestic violence—by her husband
Quartz, March 23, 2017

王江峰案招远看守所开庭 转发网贴被例主要证据 (Wang Jiangfeng’s case opens in Zhaoyuan Detention Center, reposts on Internet listed as main evidence)
Radio Free Asia, March 23, 2017

中国709抓捕案代理律师被约谈 (Authorities “have a talk” with defense lawyer in “709” case)
Voice of America, March 23, 2017

Call on China to ensure the right to a fair trial—A joint statement by legal professional groups & human rights NGOs on the forthcoming trials of the cases of the 709 crackdown
CHRLCG and TCLN, March 23, 2017

Mass crackdown on Chinese lawyers, defenders and international reactions: A brief chronology
Human Rights in China, February 16, 2017