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.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Rule of Law (法治)

三中全会《决定》:严禁刑讯逼供、体罚虐待 逐步减少适用死刑罪名 (Third plenary decision: prohibit torture and corporal punishment, gradually reduce death penalty sentences)
People’s Daily, November 15, 2013

遏制司法地方化 (China to curb judicial localization)
Caixin, November 15, 2013

Related Tencent Weibo post:
共识网, November 15, 2013