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, August 28, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

President and vice-president of Chinese Communist Party's news website “taken away by investigators”
South China Morning Post, August 27, 2015

中国媒体指人民网两名高管被带走调查 (Chinese media: 2 top executives for People’s Daily Online taken away and investigated)
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 27, 2015

Tianjin official jumps to his death as 23 others are held over deadly blasts
Hong Kong Free Press, August 27, 2015