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 14, 2013

Rule of Law (法治)

中央政法委出台首个防冤假错案指导意见 (Political-Legal Commission issues guidelines on prevention of and accountability for wrongful convictions)
Xinhua, August 13, 2013

China issues new judicial guidelines
Agence France-Presse, August 13, 2013

河南周口警方调查“民警拒示证件被围抓20村妇泄愤” (Henan police investigate potentially unlawful arrest of 20 women after villagers protest home intrusion by police without identification)
People's Daily, August 14, 2013

China’s shadowy internal investigation arm operates above the law
Asahi Shimbun, August 14, 2013