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, May 23, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Beijing court rejects complaints from “Woman of Courage” eviction lawyer
Radio Free Asia, May 19, 2017

Wang Quanzhang: The lawyer who simply vanished
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 22, 2017

维权律师王全璋妻子李文足:担心丈夫是否“已不在人世” (Li Wenzu, wife of rights defense lawyer Wang Quanzhang: Doesn’t know if her husband is dead or alive)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 22, 2017

709案医生“辟谣”承认给在押律师用药 (Doctor in 709 case “refutes rumors” by acknowledging giving lawyer medicine in detention)
Voice of America, May 22, 2017

To all friends concerned with the imprisoned human rights activist Wu Gan and the 709 case
China Change, May 22, 2017

China's prisoners of conscience subjected to increasing violence by police
Radio Free Asia, May 22, 2017