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, February 05, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

共产党通过支付宝和腾讯 春节期间分发红包 (The Communist Party distributes “red envelopes” via Alipay and Tencent during Chinese New Year)
Radio France Internationale, February 5, 2016中国/20160205-共产党通过支付宝和腾讯-春节期间分发红包

Corruption found across China’s financial industry
South China Morning Post, February 5, 2016

Another prominent Chinese official has been sacked as Xi Jinping tightens his grip on power
Quartz, February 5, 2016