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

Corruption (腐败)

丁书苗被控非法经营获利20余亿 行贿8900余万 (Entrepreneur involved in railway scandal earned RMB 2 billion illegally, accepted 8.9 million in bribes)
Beijing News, September 23, 2013

张曙光案揭出院士评选黑幕 (Sacked official admits: even being selected as scholars in top academies “requires money”)
The Global Times, September 23, 2013

收入的真相 (“Grey income” made up 12% of China’s 2011 GDP)
Caixin, September 23, 2013

China graft crackdown highlights weibo's power
Voice of America, September 20, 2013