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.

Thursday, May 03, 2018

Access to Justice (司法公正)

全国首例英烈保护公益诉讼:保护董存瑞英雄形象 (Hebei prosecutor demands local civil affairs authority, police to protect image of Dong Cunrui in accordance with the new hero law)
Sina, May 3, 2018

“Easier to die than live”: Liu Xia, widow of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, cries out for help in phone call
China Change, May 2, 2018

四川阿坝一藏人遭“政治罪名”秘密判刑13年 (Tibetan in Sichuan secretly sentenced to 13 years in jail for “political crime”)
Radio Free Asia, May 2, 2018

中国施压家庭教会 安徽牧师被判囚三年 (Family church priest in Anhui sentenced to 3 years in jail for “damaging property intentionally”)
Radio Free Asia, May 2, 2018