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.

Friday, October 05, 2018

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

高智晟律师遭强迫失踪1年多生死不明 众维权人士再次发起联署:强烈要求中共执政当局无罪释放高智晟律师 (Over 100 human rights defenders sign open letter calling for release of disappeared rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng)
Chinese Human Rights Defenders, October 3, 2018

Why protests are so common in China
The Economist, October 4, 2018

China's netizens push back on “Xi Thought”
Voice of America, October 4, 2018