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 14, 2018

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Chinese businesswomen “detained in fallout from graft investigation into former Communist high-flyer Sun Zhengcai”
South China Morning Post, February 14, 2018

Former China Internet regulator accused of corruption
The Wall Street Journal, February 13, 2018

Where is rural rejuvenation leading China?
The Diplomat, February 13, 2018

中央纪委:扫黑除恶专项斗争中重点查处这三类问题 (Central Commission for Discipline Inspection pledges to focus on fight against abuses of power and corruption)
Xinhua News Agency, February 13, 2018

非法社会组织冠国字号招摇撞骗 民政部再公布42家 (Ministry of Civil Affairs bans another 42 “illegal” social organizations from carrying out activities)
Ministry of Civil Affairs, February 13, 2018