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, September 04, 2013

Corruption (腐败)

习近平任后9名省部高官被查 反腐力度30年最大 (Nine provincial/ministerial level officials investigated since Xi takes power)
China News Service, September 4, 2013

China graft fight goes higher, gets more political
Agence France-Presse, September 3, 2013

Chinese officials banned from buying mooncakes
The Telegraph, September 3, 2013

See official notice:
中共中央纪委等要求坚决刹住 中秋国庆期间公款送礼等不正之风 (CPC disciplinary commission bans officials from using public funds to buy moon cakes as gifts during Mid-Autumn festival and National Day)
Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, September 3, 2013