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 31, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China tries man for chat posts using satirical names for President, Chairman Mao
Radio Free Asia, March 30, 2017

兩名內地維權人士上載佔中照片判囚3年及4年半 (Activists Chen Qitang and Su Changlan jailed for 4.5 years and 3 years respectively for uploading photos supporting “Occupy Central”)
Radio Television Hong Kong, March 31, 2017

王江峰“习包子案”开庭 300百米内警设防线 (Case of Wang Jiangfeng, who referred to Xi Jinping as “steamed bun Xi”, opens, security heightened as police sets checkpoints within 300-meter radius of court building)
Radio Free Asia, March 30, 2017

被中国阻止出境澳副教授天天接受国安问话 (Australian professor, denied leaving China, questioned by state security officers every day)
Voice of America, March 30, 2017

Two Chinese activists who backed HK democracy protests jailed for “subverting state power”
South China Morning Post, March 31, 2017