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, September 18, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

袁永长被宣告无罪获国家赔偿 (Former leader of Sichuan industrial company receives $72 thousand in state compensation after exoneration)
Yangzhou Times, September 16, 2015

法律援助案件质量评估在湖南开展 (Qualitative assessment of legal aid cases begins in Hunan)
Legal Daily, September 17, 2015

公安机关规范执法内外兼修促进公平正义 系列改革给执法权力戴上“紧箍咒” (Public security organs aim to standardize law enforcement activities to “advance justice inside and out”: A series of reforms will keep law enforcement officers’ power on a tight leash)
Legal Daily, September 17, 2015

Chinese officials deny blame after man died in fire while workers demolished his house
South China Morning Post, September 17, 2015

The spread of corruption is being contained, says China's chief graft-buster
South China Morning Post, September 17, 2015

U.S. government forcibly repatriates first “Sky Net” Chinese fugitive ahead of Xi Jinping’s state visit
South China Morning Post, September 17, 2015

China defends Xi visit to UN forum despite activists' detention
Channel NewsAsia, September 17, 2015

Ahead of Xi's U.S. trip, China defends record on human rights
The Diplomat, September 18, 2015

Xi Jinping’s US visit: itinerary, issues and delegation
South China Morning Post, September 18, 2015

中国环保部核算环保的经济损失 (Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection should calculate financial losses incurred by environmental protection)
Financial Times, September 18, 2015

习近平访美前 多族人权团体在白宫前谴责中国人权状况 (Prior to Xi Jinping’s visit to U.S., multiple ethnic groups and human rights organizations gather in front of White House to condemn human rights situation in China)
Radio Free Asia, September 17, 2015