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, September 26, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

江苏检察机关对上海垃圾非法倾倒太湖案5名嫌疑人作出逮捕决定 (Jiangsu procuratorial organs approve arrest of 5 suspects in case of illegal dumping of trash from Shanghai into Lake Tai)
People’s Procuratorate Daily, September 23, 2016

福建省原副省长徐钢受贿案一审开庭 (Bribery trial begins for, Xu Gang, former Vice Governor of Fujian Province)
People’s Procuratorate Daily, September 22, 2016

Tianjin’s new party chief, known for seizing reporter’s recorder, among front runners in Politburo race
South China Morning Post, September 26, 2016