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, March 17, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Chinese premier Li Keqiang expresses confidence Hong Kong can solve its own problems
South China Morning Post, March 16, 2016

Mayor of Chinese port city under investigation, say graft-busters
South China Morning Post, March 16, 2016

China mixes cash, coercion to ease labor unrest
The Wall Street Journal, March 15, 2016

Democracy is a joke, says China—just look at Donald Trump
The Guardian, March 17, 2016

Cult of personality: Why is China dancing for “Uncle Xi”?
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 16, 2016