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, September 15, 2016

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Police crackdown on Chinese village shows how swiftly reform can be crushed
Time, September 14, 2016

The Chinese democratic experiment that never was
Foreign Policy, September 13, 2016

香港支联会抗议乌坎镇压 促释放村民过中秋 (Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China protests Wukan crackdown, urges release of villagers at Mid-Autumn Festival)
Radio Free Asia, September 14, 2016

民政部:个人在公募平台上发布救助信息不违法 (Ministry of Civil Affairs: Charity Law does not make individual appeals for aid on public donation platforms unlawful)
Beijing Youth Daily, September 8, 2016