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.

Monday, July 09, 2018

709 Crackdown (709 大抓捕)

高智晟、王全璋获颁首届中国人权律师奖 (Gao Zhisheng and Wang Quanzhang honored first China Human Rights Lawyer Awards)
Voice of America, July 9, 2018

王全璋之妻李文足:多次被警方脱光衣服羞辱 (Wang Quanzhang’s wife strip-searched by police for inquiring husband’s whereabouts)
Radio France Internationale, July 9, 2018中国/20180709-王全璋之妻李文足多次被警方脱光衣服羞辱

Trial by fire: three years on from the crackdown that put China’s nascent human rights law movement to the test
South China Morning Post, July 8, 2018

China lawyer crackdown enters 4th year
Voice of America, July 9, 2018

Third anniversary of the lawyers crackdown in China: where are the human rights lawyers?
Amnesty International, July 9, 2018

专访:后709二次整顿维权律师 (Second wave of crackdown on rights lawyers after 709 continues)
Deutsche Welle, July 9, 2018

“Shackled, isolated and beaten”: how one child became a victim of China’s 709 crackdown on rights lawyers
South China Morning Post, July 9, 2018

Three years after China's lawyer crackdown, rights groups call for sanctions
Radio Free Asia, July 9, 2018

台声援709律师 揭周世峰、胡石根在台遭检举 (Taiwan human rights groups call on China to release 709 lawyers)
Radio Free Asia, July 9, 2018

中國維權律師關注組終院外默站要求內地釋放被囚律師 (China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group urges mainland authorities to release detained rights lawyers)
Radio Television Hong Kong, July 9, 2018

“Scornful and contemptuous” of the law: 3 years on, Hong Kong activists rally against Beijing’s lawyer crackdown
Hong Kong Free Press, July 9, 2018

中国人权律师团就709案发表声明 谴责打压人权 (China Human Rights Lawyers Group issues statement on 709 Crackdown, denounces suppression)
Radio Free Asia, July 9, 2018