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.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)

刘晓波健康状况 医院亲属说法不一 (Contradicting statements from the hospital and his family on the condition of Liu Xiaobo)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 12, 2017

24名立法會議員提交呈請書促中央讓劉曉波出國治療 (24 LegCo Councillors write to Beijing asking Liu Xiaobo to be allowed to go abroad for treatment)
Radio Television Hong Kong, July 12, 2017

In Liu Xiaobo’s last days, supporters fight China for his legacy
The New York Times, July 11, 2017

In Pictures: Hong Kong activists hold relay sit-in urging China to release ailing dissident Liu Xiaobo
Hong Kong Free Press, July 11, 2017

香港医护界发起联署 促大陆释放刘晓波出国治疗 (Medical professionals in Hong Kong start joint letter campaign urging the mainland to allow Liu Xiaobo to go abroad for treatment)
Radio Free Asia, July 11, 2017

Liu Xiaobo: How a dissident's declining health turned into a propaganda battle
Cable News Network, July 11, 2017

Don’t gawk at pictures of jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo on his deathbed. Read his words.
The Washington Post, July 11, 2017