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, May 31, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Liu Shaoming, a 1989 veteran and a labor activist, remains imprisoned without sentence
China Change, May 31, 2017

China detains activist who worked at manufacturer of Ivanka Trump shoes
The New York Times, May 30, 2017

Access to Information (信息公开)

中国网上流行的女同性恋约会应用程序被关闭 (Popular Chinese Internet dating app shut down)
Radio Free Asia, May 29, 2017

Transparency calls follow Taiwanese activist’s subversion arrest
China Digital Times, May 30, 2017

Facebook “mistakenly” censored Tiananmen massacre tribute
Hong Kong Free Press, May 30, 2017

Tibetan social media draw Chinese police attention after self-immolations
Radio Free Asia, May 31, 2017

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

LGBT conference in China forced to cancel; organizers say they were detained for 8 hours
Hong Kong Free Press, May 31, 2017

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China puts activists under house arrest, surveillance ahead of massacre anniversary
Radio Free Asia, May 30, 2017

山东民间举行纪念六四聚会已持续10年 (People in Shandong hold get together to commemorate June Fourth for tenth year)
Radio Free Asia, May 30, 2017

中国作家及律师女友敏感日被逼离广州 (Chinese writer and lawyer girlfriend forced to leave Guangzhou ahead of sensitive date)
Voice of America, May 30, 2017

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

中国《网络安全法》冲击跨国公司 (China’s cybersecurity law impacts multinational corporations)
Financial Times, May 31, 2017