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.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Access to Justice

司法部发布《全国司法行政工作“十三五”时期发展规划纲要》(Ministry of Justice issues the National Judicial Administration Development Plan for 13th Five Year Plan)
Legal Daily, September 13, 2016

精神分裂男子多次放火, 法院驳回强制医疗申请 (Court rejects application for compulsory medical treatment of schizophrenic man who committed multiple arsons)
China Business News, September 14, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

信息公开不完全, 兰州市发改委败诉, 需予以答复处理 (Lanzhou city Development and Reform Commission loses lawsuit, required to respond to Open Government Information application)
Western Business News, September 14, 2016

污染信息公开,切实追责方能不负立法初心 (Disclose pollution information: If you conscientiously pursue responsibility, only then will you not betray the original intent of the legislation)
Southern Metropolis Daily, September 14, 2016

SCMP reporter among five Hong Kong journalists detained, questioned by Chinese police in Wukan crackdown
South China Morning Post, September 15, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

6个月套取国家惠农补贴100余万元 (In 6 months, 2 Henanese insurance company employees stole personal information of 4,000 farmers and fraudulently acquired over RMB 1 M in national agricultural subsidies)
Procuratorate Daily, September 13, 2016

Extreme torture: Inside China’s correctional facilities, September 16, 2016


互联网金融反洗钱及反恐怖融资工作难点与对策 (Challenges and solutions to combatting money laundering and terrorist financing in online banking)
China Rural Finance Magazine, September 14, 2016

Uyghur dissident jailed by China nominated for human rights award
Radio Free Asia, September 9, 2016

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Will China soon control American movies?
Washington Post, September 15, 2016