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, October 31, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

刑法修正案(十)拟增加“侮辱国歌罪” 公共场合歪唱国歌可处三年以下徒刑 (Criminal Law amendment to add crime of “insulting national anthem” which is to be punishable by 3 years in prison)
Beijing News, October 31, 2017

China considers three-year jail terms for disrespecting national anthem
Reuters, October 31, 2017

Chinese artist kidnapped, told to leave Beijing artists' village
Radio Free Asia, October 30, 2017

新疆昌吉、伊犁警方抓捕多名哈萨克人 (Many Kazakhs arrested by police and sent to “vocational training centers” in Xinjiang)
Radio Free Asia, October 30, 2017