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.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Government Accountability (政府问责)

葛文秀律师起诉长沙警察刑讯谢阳 (Lawyer Ge Wenxiu brings case against Changsha police for torture against Xie Yang)
Radio Free Asia, February 22, 2017

Chinese president Xi Jinping has vowed to lead the “new world order”
Quartz, February 22, 2017

China safety boss sacked over Tianjin blasts jailed for corruption
South China Morning Post, February 22, 2017

China's Hukou reforms and the urbanization challenge
The Diplomat, February 22, 2017

Aspiring village chief nabbed for virtual vote buying
Sixth Tone, February 21, 2017