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.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Ethnic Kazakh imam dies in custody of Chinese police in Xinjiang
Radio Free Asia, June 15, 2017

Tibetan youth detained, warned over Dalai Lama photo
Radio Free Asia, June 15, 2017

China is torturing civil-rights lawyers
The Economist, June 15, 2017

江天勇、王全璋辩护律师申请会见均遭拒 (Lawyers for Jiang Tianyong, Wang Quanzhang refused meeting with them)
Radio Free Asia, June 15, 2017

Jiang Tianyong’s Family Rejects Officially-Appointed Lawyers
Human Rights in China, June 15, 2017

美港台人权组织设立709中国人权律师节 (U.S., Hong Kong and Taiwan human rights organizations establish 709 Chinese human rights lawyers festival)
Voice of America, June 15, 2017

时事大家谈:纪念709,推动首届中国人权律师节 (Current Affairs Discussion: Commemorating 709, promoting the first Chinese human rights lawyers festival)
Voice of America, June 16, 2017

Mass Crackdown on Chinese Lawyers, Defenders and International Reactions: A Brief Chronology
Human Rights in China, June 6, 2017

Access to Information (信息公开)

Have A Nice Day, Chinese gangster animation, blocked in France
北京施压 中国动画《好极了》撤出法国影展
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 14, 2017

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Registration of foreign NGOs crawls past 1%
China Digital Times, June 15, 2017

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Chinese conglomerate HNA sues exiled tycoon Guo
Reuters, June 16, 2017

Three linked to exiled billionaire Guo Wengui sentenced in China
Financial Times, June 16, 2017

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Netizen report: China has a new cybersecurity law
Global Voices, June 15, 2017

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

Uyghurs rally around language in face of pressures from China
Radio Free Asia, June 15, 2017

Sieren's China: Seeking security
Deutsche Welle, June 14, 2017

China lauds Pakistan's support in fighting terrorism
Xinhua, June 15, 2017

Hong Kong (香港)

Huge police crackdown not linked to Hong Kong handover events, officials claim
South China Morning Post, June 16, 2017

Occupy pre-trial: Joshua Wong among 11 protesters planning to plead guilty for criminal contempt of court
Hong Kong Free Press, June 15, 2017