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.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

What can China do to stop the “epidemic” of suicides among government officials?
Global Voices, June 15, 2016

China reviews 2012-2015 human rights progress, pledging greater effort
Xinhua, June 14, 2016

Full Text: Assessment Report on the Implementation of the National Human Rights Action Plan of China (2012-2015)
Xinhua, June 14, 2016

中国人权报告以偏概全 (Chinese human rights report suffers from the fallacy of composition)
Voice of America, June 15, 2016

China warns U.S. on visits by Dalai Lama, Taiwan president
Reuters, June 14, 2016

The true crimes of Chinese PLA General Guo Boxiong
The Diplomat, June

周永康妻儿因受贿罪被判刑 (Zhou Yongkang’s wife and son sentenced for receiving bribes)
Deutsche Welle, June 15, 2016周永康妻儿因受贿罪被判刑/a-19331150