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, October 17, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China high-speed rail designer gets suspended death sentence in bribe case
Reuters, October 17, 2014

受贿700余万元 云南民大原校长一审被判无期 (Former head of Yunnan Nationalities University sentenced to life in prison for taking RMB 7 million in bribes)
Xinhua, October 17, 2014

浙江大学一教授将945万科研经费划入自己公司 (Zhejiang University professor transfers RMB 9.45 million in research funds to his company account)
People’s Daily, October 17, 2014

教育部彻查75直属高校科研经费 (China’s Ministry of Education investigates use of research funds at 75 universities)
Beijing News, October 17, 2014