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 30, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Kids are alright: China allows two children for all couples, ending decades-old policy
South China Morning Post, October 29, 2015

End of one-child policy “not enough” to protect human rights, rebalance population—experts
Hong Kong Free Press, October 30, 2015

人口学家:二胎政策深远意义胜过短期经济影响 (Demographer: long-term significance of two-child policy more important than short-term economic impact)
Voice of America, October 30, 2015

法律专家:“二孩政策”或减少中国人在美申请庇护 (Legal experts: “two-child policy” may reduce number of Chinese people seeking asylum in the U.S.)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 30, 2015

China to prosecute former top Tibet security official for graft
Reuters, October 30, 2015

西藏人大常委会原副主任乐大克、吉林原副省长谷春立被"双开" (Former senior legislator of Tibet Autonomous Region Le Dake and former vice governor of Jilin province “doubly expelled”), October 30, 2015

Bunkers, banquets and bribes: Why banning golf won’t curb corruption
The Economist, October 31, 2015

默克尔访华首日会晤中国维权人士及社会公民代表 (Merkel meets with Chinese human rights defenders and representatives from civic groups on first day in China)
Radio France Internationale, October 29, 2015中国/20151029-默克尔访华首日会晤中国维权人士及公民社会代表

德国不“磕头” 照样很重要 (Germany can remain an important partner of China without “kowtow-ing” )
Deutsche Welle, October 29, 2015德国不磕头-照样很重要/a-18815874