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, February 17, 2017

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

互联网募捐信息平台“轻松筹”被民政部约谈 (Internet fundraising platform “Qing Song Chou” invited to “chat” with Ministry of Civil Affairs)
Xinhua, February 17, 2017

各地家长致函人大代表请求关注雾霾 (Parents from all over China send letters to over 600 NPC deputies calling for attention to smog problem)
Radio Free Asia, February 16, 2017

Fighting on behalf of China’s women — from the United States
New York Times. February 15, 2017