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.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Tianjin chemical blast: Deadly disaster marked one year on
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 12, 2016

Has China failed to learn the lessons of deadly Tianjin explosions?
South China Morning Post, August 12, 2016

One year after Tianjin, power plant explosion kills at least 21
China Labor Bulletin, August 12, 2016

Chief of staff to Chinese president reveals details surrounding purge in secretariat
South China Morning Post, August 12, 2016

Authorities in Chinese cities try to reassure public over nuclear fuel reprocessing plant
South China Morning Post, August 13, 2016

人权组织呼吁G20峰会关注中国人权 (Human rights organization urges leaders to pay attention to China’s human rights situation at G20 summit)
Voice of America, August 15, 2016