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.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Families of Chinese activists face house arrest, harassment from “smiling tigers”
Reuters, April 16, 2018

吴淦案二审将开庭 父亲徐孝顺被软禁 (Father put under house arrest as rights defender Wu Gan faces trial of second instance)
Radio Free Asia, April 16, 2018

甄江华的代理律师被通知遭解聘 (Lawyers of rights activist Zhen Jianghua told by police they are fired)
Radio Free Asia, April 16, 2018

最高检印发党组巡视工作5年规划:推动解决司法不公等问题 (Supreme People’s Procuratorate issues 5-year plan for system-wide inspection work , aims include “ensuring the Party's absolute leadership over procuratorial work”)
Supreme People's Procuratorate WeChat Public Account, April 16, 2018

China to step up inspections of prosecutors
Xinhua News Agency, April 16, 2018