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 27, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

廣州詩人浪子取保候審獨立作家指因言獲罪 (Guangzhou poet “Langzi” released on bail, independent writers accuse authority of conviction based on speech)
Voice of America, September 27, 2017

Chinese poet who compiled Liu Xiaobo poetry anthology released on bail, but with conditions
Hong Kong Free Press, September 27, 2017

新疆喀什特警检查站打死维族农民被判7年 (Special operation police officer sentenced to seven years for shooting a Uyghur peasant to death at checkpoint in Kashi, Xinjiang)
Radio Free Asia, September 26, 2017

新疆巴州维族在荷枪实弹下 举行“自首大会” (Uyghurs attend “surrender congregation” in Xinjiang under watch of armed police)
Radio Free Asia, September 26, 2017 xl1-09262017105037.html

淄博行政处罚走26步杜绝随意执法 山东全面推行行政执法三项制度 (26 steps needed for administrative detention in Zibo City to prevent arbitrary law enforcement, Shandong Province implements three systems for administrative law enforcement)
Legal Daily, September 26, 2017

全国律协关于印发《律师办理刑事案件规范》的通知 (All China Lawyers Association Notice on Issuing Lawyers Code of Conduct for Handling Criminal Cases)
All China Lawyers Association, September 26, 2017

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

桂林市民办和代课教师维权代表20多人到该市教育局上访 (Over 20 representatives of teachers and citizens in Guilin petition at local education authority to demand social security)
Weiquanwang, September 26, 2017

内蒙古退休教师自治区政府追讨福利待遇 (Retired teachers in Inner Mongolia demand local gov’t to pay up benefits)
Radio Free Asia, September 26, 2017

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

中国互联网三巨头“监管不力”受处罚 (Chinese Internet giants punished for “failing to supervise”)
Voice of America, September 27, 2017

江苏警方继续严打网络造谣传谣:本月处理74人其中刑拘3人 (Jiangsu police continues crackdown on online rumors, 74 people punished this month with 3 criminally detained)
Thepaper, September 27, 2017

首席大检察官详解智慧检务内涵 (Chief Prosecutor explains in detail the connotation of Smart Procuratorial Works)
Legal Daily, September 26, 2017

个人信息保护倡议书签署仪式举行 公布隐私条款专项工作评审结果 (Personal Information Protection Proposal signed, results of the privacy provisions review published)
Cyberspace Administration of China, September 26, 2017

Tibetan monks warned on social media use in China’s Qinghai province
Radio Free Asia, September 25, 2017

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

All nations have right to be involved in global security, Xi Jinping tells Interpol meeting
South China Morning Post, September 26, 2017

习近平出席国际刑警组织第86届全体大会开幕式并发表主旨演讲 (Xi Jinping attends opening ceremony of the 86th Interpol General Assembly and gives keynote speech)
Xinhua News Agency, September 26, 2017

Hong Kong (香港)

政團派月餅籲遊行 藏「反威權」紙條 (Political groups distribute moon-cakes with notes inside that read “say no to authoritarianism”)
Mingpao, September 27, 2017

Carrie Lam’s popularity dips to lowest level since she became leader of Hong Kong—but it’s still higher than her predecessor
South China Morning Post, September 26, 2017

Freedom of expression under fire as Hong Kong prosecutes peaceful protesters, Amnesty International says
Hong Kong Free Press, September 26, 2017

I never said Hong Kong independence talks abused free speech: HKU chief Peter Mathieson
South China Morning Post, September 26, 2017

Commentary (评论)

中国女权运动:她们还能走多远?(How far can the feminist movement go in China?)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 27, 2017