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 14, 2017

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

“非法”身份:德国在华非政府组织面临瘫痪 (“Illegal” identity: German NGOs in crisis under China’s new foreign NGO law)
Radio France Internationale, March 14, 2017中国/20170314-“非法”身份:德国在华非政府组织面临瘫

民法總則草案增「抹黑英烈」究責 有關修改惹爭論 學者:要百姓封口 (New liability on “defamation against party heroes” in new draft Civil Code sparks controversy, scholar says it aims to “silence the public”)
Hong Kong Economic Journal, March 14, 2017民法總則草案增「抹黑英烈」究責

关于《中华人民共和国民法总则(草案)》的说明 (Explanation regarding “General Provisions of the Civil Code (Draft)”)
National People’s Congress of the PRC, March 8, 2017

The lone voices of dissent in China’s political wilderness
South China Morning Post, March 14, 2017