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, March 24, 2020

Access to Justice (司法公正)

‘I Feel Like I Am Committing Crimes’
ChinaFile, March 23, 2020

Three Chinese Rights Lawyers 'Vulnerable to Torture' in Detention: UN Experts
Radio Free Asia, March 24, 2020

长沙富能案家属们赴长沙市国家安全局、长沙市检察院维权 (Family members of “Changsha Three” petition at State Security Bureau and Municipal Procuratorate in Changsha)
Weiquanwang, March 24, 2020

著名人权捍卫者胡佳因言遭软禁无法外出 因牙龈出血准备争取就医 (Under house arrest for 4 weeks for speaking out, well-known rights activist Hu Jia vows to seek treatment for bleeding gum)
Weiquanwang, March 24, 2020

Access to Information (公众知情权)

《纽约时报》等三家报社要求中国撤回驱逐记者决定 (3 Newspapers Ask China to Reverse Decision to Expel American Journalists)
The New York Times, March 24, 2020
3 Newspapers Ask China to Reverse Decision to Expel American Journalists
The New York Times, March 24, 2020

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China's President Feeling The Pressure From Dissent in Own Party
Radio Free Asia, March 23, 2020

新冠疫情酿史上重灾,中国法律顾问团索赔加码 (Chinese legal advisory team raises claims for unprecedented damages from new coronavirus epidemic)
Voice of America, March 24, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

Andrew Cheung, who upheld disqualification of lawmakers, to become Hong Kong’s new chief justice
Hong Kong Free Press, March 24, 2020

民間記者會調查:九成人認同示威者參與功能組別選舉 (Citizens’ Press Conference survey: 90% support protesters campaigning in upcoming functional constituency elections)
Radio Television Hong Kong, March 24, 2020