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, January 25, 2018

Government Accountability (政府问责)

严查网游违规经营 保护未成年人健康成长 (China to crackdown on “illegal operation” of online video games to protect minors)
People’s Daily, January 25, 2018

中共中央 国务院发出《关于开展扫黑除恶专项斗争的通知》 (CPC Central Committee and State Council issue notice to “start dedicated battle to remove the black and eradicate the evil”)
Xinhua News Agency, January 24, 2018

Beijing to demolish thousands of “illegal structures”
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 24, 2018

“She’ll die if she stays with us”: A baby abandoned in China
The New York Times, January 24, 2018

China’s new Davos pledge—blue skies, literally, in three years
Quartz, January 24, 2018