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, January 19, 2018

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

中国LGBT群体用法律为自己发声 把广电总局、京东都告了 (LGBT groups bring State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television and to court)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 18, 2018

顺德土地问题纷争不断 村民申请信息公开被警扣押 (Villager in Guangdong demands information disclosure over land rights dispute and gets detained by police)
Radio Free Asia, January 18, 2018

The #MeToo movement arrives in the people’s republic
The Economist, January 18, 2018