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, February 15, 2017

Government Accountability (政府问责)

二奶反腐再“立功”! 陕官贪腐性丑闻纪委介入调查 (Another “successful” anti-graft case by mistresses! Disciplinary committee involved in investigation against Shaanxi official over sexual scandal)
Radio Free Asia, February 14, 2017

Former senior Chinese official jailed for 15 years for graft
Reuters, February 14, 2017

China investigates former party boss of Bank of Jiangsu over graft
Reuters, February 14, 2017

Five years later, Bo Xilai’s shadow looms over Chongqing
The Wall Street Journal, February 14, 2017