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, June 19, 2018

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Beijing is holding U.S. citizens “hostage” in China
The Daily Beast, June 18, 2018

人民法院组织法修订草案二审 领导干部干预司法活动或将被追责 (Draft Amended Organic Law of the People’s Courts to impose liabilities on judicial interference by key officials)
Xinhua Net, June 19, 2018

人民检察院组织法修订草案二审稿提交审议 (Draft Amended Organic Law of the People’s Procuratorates to expand supervisory power over administrative agencies)
Legal Daily, June 19, 2018

China’s forced TV confessions report now out in Chinese
Boxun, June 19, 2018

揭露电视认罪:背下警方写好的台词 (Safeguard Defenders publishes report on China’s forced TV confessions)
Deutsche Welle, June 19, 2018