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, May 12, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

英媒:维权律师李和平获释“一头白发” (British media: Rights defense lawyer Li Heping released with hair all white)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 11, 2017

維權律師李和平已回家 太太稱丈夫曾被毆打手腳被鎖 (Rights defense lawyer Li Heping back home, wife says he was beaten and had hands and legs tied up)
Radio Television Hong Kong, May 12, 2017

China Desk: My husband was tortured by the Chinese authorities
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 11, 2017

谢阳取保获释又被“疗养” 妻女逃亡历险被披露 (Xie Yang released on bail but again sent for "recuperation," details of his wife and daughter's risky escape revealed)
Deutsche Welle, May 11, 2017谢阳取保获释又被疗养-妻女逃亡历险被披露/a-38801231

709大抓捕: 江天勇父亲、妹妹前往北京后遭拦截 (709 Crackdown: Father and sister of Jiang Tianyong stopped on way to Beijing)
Radio Free Asia, May 11, 2017

Mass Crackdown on Chinese Lawyers and Defenders
Human Rights in China, May 11, 2017