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.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China insists to U.N. that it’s combating torture
The New York Times, November 19, 2015

Stark Contrast in China’s UN Torture Review: Pointed Questions, Non-responsive Answers
Human Rights in China, November 18, 2015

中方就酷刑审议答询 人权人士称其不诚实 (Rights defenders criticize China's dishonest answers at UN torture review)
Voice of America, November 19, 2015

China denies torturing political prisoners
Aljazeera, November 19, 2015

U.N. anger after Thailand deports “Chinese dissidents”
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 17, 2015