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.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

北京街头市民谈台湾大选议民主 (Citizens in Beijing publicly discuss Taiwan presidential election and democracy)
Voice of America, January 17, 2016

China hands life jail term to petitioner after protest, scuffle
Radio Free Asia, January 15, 2016

NGOs complain to gov't about “false” medical ads on Baidu forums
Caixin, January 15, 2016

China publishes “verified living Buddha” list
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 18, 2016