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.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Bo Xilai (薄熙来)

薄熙来对无期徒刑判决提出上诉 (Bo Xilai appeals life sentence)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 23, 2013

With official’s conviction, China calls attention to graft crackdown
New York Times, September 23, 2013

北京的目的:警告必须听命于中央 (Beijing’s objective in sentencing Bo: to warn cadres they must obey central authorities)
Deutsche Welle, September 23, 2013

See the verdict
薄熙来案一审判决书全文 (Full text of first instance verdict on Bo Xilai’s trial)
The People’s Daily, September 22, 2013