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.

Thursday, July 04, 2019

Access to Justice (司法公正)

周永康儿媳公开发声后获准会见丈夫 (Zhou Yongkang’s daughter-in-law granted meeting with husband after vocal pushback)
Radio Free Asia, July 3, 2019

强化保障推进律师党建全规范 (Strengthen, safeguard, and promote comprehensive Party building for legal industry)
Legal Daily, July 3, 2019
HRIC Note: Currently, there are 977 Party organizations in the legal industry in Guangdong Province, encompassing 2,238 law firms and over 464 Party-building instructors. The Guangdong Department of Justice will receive regular working reports from Party officers in law firms, including an annual report. The Party officers will act as a “political core” and a gatekeeper for industry management, as well as recruitment and promotion of individuals.