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.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

家人呼吁外界关注狱中江天勇生死 (Jiang Tianyong’s family calls for worldwide concern for his situation in prison)
Voice of America, August 29, 2018

深圳佳士维权:声援团成员披露被警方带走过程 (Some released supporters of Jasic worker rights reveal process of being taken away by the police, but core members of solidarity team are still without contact)
BBC, August 29, 2018

World leaders quiet on China’s human rights record and focus on money, says censored author Yan Lianke
South China Morning Post, August 29, 2018

World leaders ignore human rights in China, censored author Yan Lianke says
Agence France-Presse, August 29, 2018