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.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Government Accountability (政府问责)

全国总工会5年为农民工追回被拖欠工资301.3亿元 (All-China Federation of Trade Unions helps get RMB 30.13 billion of wages in arrears for migrant workers during past 5 years)
People’s Daily, September 26, 2017

天津原市长黄兴国一审被判12年 并处罚金300万元 (Huang Xingguo, former Tianjin mayor, sentenced to 12 years and fined RMB 3 million by Hebei court)
Reuters, September 25, 2017