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, May 26, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Obama “very weak and compromising” on China human rights issues, Chinese journalist tells U.S. hearing
Hong Kong Free Press, May 25, 2016

Not enough character? Communist Party frets over Constitution copying
The Wall Street Journal, May 25, 2016

“It was a grave mistake”: tearful former top graft-buster admits taking 140 million yuan in bribes
South China Morning Post, May 26, 2016

“Political mistakes,” more than graft, led to downfall of Chinese military chiefs Guo Boxiong and Xu Caihou
South China Morning Post, May 26, 2016

法国各界将和中国流亡人士一起纪念六四 (French communities to commemorate June Fourth with Chinese exiles)
Radio Free Asia, May 25, 2016