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, July 24, 2018

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

环保公益人冯永锋被曝性骚扰,回应:将彻底戒酒,绝不再犯 (Environmental activist Feng Yongfeng vows to quit drinking amid sexual assault allegations)
The Paper, July 24, 2018

知名公益人雷闯性侵事件:举报者否认和他有恋人关系 (Rights activist considers submitting himself to police after accuser denies that they were in a relationship)
The Paper, July 23, 2018

北京家庭教会吁政府尊重信仰自由 (34 Christian house churches in Beijing release joint statement, urging authorities to respect religious freedom)
Radio Free Asia, July 24, 2018

厕所里“推翻共产党”标语, 另一种“厕所革命” (In another kind of “Bathroom Revolution,” handwritten messages such as “overthrowing the Communist Party” appear on walls of public restrooms in major cities)
The Voice of America, July 24, 2018

李美青、陈燕华就其看望709家属李文足时遭警方殴打致骨折案提起行政诉讼 (Rights defenders file administrative suit for broken bones from police beating during their visit to Li Wenzu, 709 rights lawyer’s wife)
China Human Rights Defenders, July 23, 2018