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.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

两份判决书:内容一样,时间不同?上海市金山区检察院监督纠正一起程序违法案件 (Shanghai Jinshan District procuratorate supervises correction of procedural violations in case that resulted in same judgment issued twice on separate dates)
Procuratorate Daily, September 19, 2016

山东强拆烧死人,涉案官员获轻判 (Man burnt to death during forced demolition in Shandong, official suspected of involvement gets light sentence)
Southern Metropolis Daily, September 19, 2016

非刑事司法赔偿的进步与短板 (Progress and shortcomings in non-criminal judicial compensation)
Beijing Times, September 19, 2016

专访"和平使命-2016"联合反恐演习联合集群中方指挥员 (Feature interview with Chinese group commander for "Peace Mission 2016" joint counterterrorism exercises)
Xinhua, September 19, 2016

刘吉强申请1937万国家赔偿 (Liu Jiqiang, jailed for 18 years after wrongful murder conviction, seeks RMB 19.37 M in state compensation)
Beijing Morning Post, September 19, 2016

Chinese urban enforcement officers punished for taking melons from illegal street vendor
South China Morning Post, September 20, 2016

Chinese police repatriate first fugitive from France: Xinhua
Reuters, September 19, 2016

China punishes local officials after grisly village killings
Washington Post, September 17, 2016

China steps up demolition, evictions at Larung Gar Buddhist center
Radio Free Asia, September 19, 2016

中国抨击欧盟议会邀请达赖喇嘛访问 (China censures European Parliament over Dalai Lama visit)
Radio Free Asia, September 19, 2016

联合国秘书长潘基文被要求正视西藏人权问题 (Demonstrators ask UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to face Tibetan human rights problems squarely)
Radio Free Asia, September 19, 2016