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.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

江天勇父亲诉官媒遭驳回 提上诉 (Father of Jiang Tianyong appeals to Shanghai court for its rejection of his suit against state media)
Radio Free Asia, February 24, 2017

李文足赴法院确认王全璋案经办法官 深圳大抓捕再有一人被监视居住 (Wang Chuanzhang’s wife Li Wenzu goes to court to confirm judge for husband’s case, another citizen from “Shenzhen Crackdown” surveilled by authorities)
Radio Free Asia, February 24, 2017

中国为避免冤假错案立“规矩”(China issues new “rules” to avoid wrongful convictions and prosecutions)
People’s Daily, February 27, 2017

Chinese human rights lawyer longs to keep fight for justice, despite year-long suspension
South China Morning Post, February 27, 2017

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China’s Twitter clone will soon have more users than Twitter
Quartz, February 27, 2017

National Security & Counterterrorism (国家安全和反恐)

China offers huge anti-terror awards in Xinjiang
Hong Kong Free Press, February 23, 2017

Hong Kong (香港)

香港特首选举:前财爷曾俊华成首名递交提名的参选人 (Hong Kong CE election: Former financial secretary John Tsang is 1st candidate to submit nomination form)
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 25, 2017

英政府关注香港“一国两制” 大陆当局谴责干涉内政 (U.K government expresses concern for Hong Kong’s “one country, two systems,” Chinese authorities condemn U.K.’s interference in internal affairs)
Radio France Internationle, February 26, 2017中国/20170226-英政府关注香港“一国两制”-大陆当局谴责干涉内政"

We must resist until China gives Hong Kong a say in our future
The Guardian, February 23, 2017