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, September 14, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China’s legal foundation shaken as 45 lawmakers expelled in unprecedented vote-rigging scandal
South China Morning Post, September 13, 2016

辽宁45名全国人大代表因贿选被褫夺资格 (45 legal representatives from Liaoning province disqualified for electoral fraud)
Radio France Internationale, September 13, 2016

Status, power, connections ... what’s behind the unprecedented voting fraud in electing China’s most powerful organ?
South China Morning Post, September 14, 2016

China charges former senior PetroChina, FAW Group officials with graft: Xinhua
Reuters, September 14, 2016