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, February 09, 2018

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Chinese court says employers should not treat workers differently based on gender identity
Hong Kong Free Press, February 8, 2018

公开悼念六四被控寻衅滋事 江苏史庭福压力下庭上认罪 (Rights defender Shi Tingfu, who gave public speech about June Fourth in Nanjing, pleads guilty to “picking quarrels”)
Radio Free Asia, February 8, 2018

China to try outspoken Nanjing journalist for “subversive” social media posts
Radio Free Asia, February 8, 2018

A closer look at China’s “struggle” against gang crime
The Diplomat, February 8, 2018

湖北作家熊飞骏取保候审期满立遭起诉 (Hubei writer Xiong Feijun officially charged after detention and year-long bail)
Radio Free Asia, February 8, 2018

《关于加快推进司法行政改革的意见》涉及5方面85项改革 (Ministry of Justice issues opinions on accelerating and promoting judicial administration reforms that include building a “socialist judicial system”)
Legal Daily, February 8, 2018

最高人民法院发布行政诉讼法司法解释 (Supreme People’s Court issues Interpretations for Administrative Procedure Law: administrative organs cannot be sued over petitions-related issues)
Supreme People’s Court, February 7, 2018

Corruption inquiry draws nearer to former Chinese prime minister
The New York Times, February 7, 2018