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.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Will Wang Qishan’s new job become a problem for the Communist Party?
South China Morning Post, March 16, 2018

聚焦监察法草案:留置调查措施不是刑事强制措施 (China Discipline Inspection Daily: “Retention in custody” (liuzhi) not a criminal coercive measure, investigation will abide by constitution and “utilize” Party rules)
China Discipline Inspection Daily, March 15, 2018

China’s peasants left for the cities to seek their fortune, and it made them miserable
The Washington Post, March 15, 2018