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, September 13, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China says futile to use trial of Taiwanese activist to attack Chinese law
Reuters, September 13, 2017

It’s no surprise a Taiwanese human rights advocate “confessed” to subverting state power in China
Quartz, September 11, 2017

Wife of detained Taiwan activist “silenced” after his trial in China's Hunan
Radio Free Asia, September 12, 2017

李明哲妻返台:歹戲快落幕 (Wife of Lee Ming-che returns to Taiwan: a bad show is about to end)
Mingpao, September 13, 2017

10名律师推动福建缪新华案平反 (Ten lawyers push and vindicate the case of Miao Xinhua who spent 14 years behind bars for crimes he didn’t commit)
Legal Daily, September 13, 2017

海祭刘晓波案马强今获释 被遣返北京 (Ma Qiang, one of the Liu Xiaobo mourners, gets released and escorted back to Beijing)
Weiquanwang, September 12, 2017

周强: 实现法院核心业务全部网上办理 (Zhou Qiang, head of the Supreme People’s Court: all core business of the courts should go online)
Legal Daily, September 12, 2017

One of China’s “feminist five” gender equality activists banned from leaving country for decade
South China Morning Post, September 13, 2017