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.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Ex-chairman of China's insurance regulator has been formally charged - top prosecutor
Reuters, April 16, 2018

China’s military veterans ministry opens after pension protests
South China Morning Post, April 16, 2018

“Too busy, too much pressure”: an ageing China and the erosion of filial piety
Hong Kong Free Press, April 15, 2018

江苏公安民警依法履职免责标准出炉:不得以舆论炒作等追责 (Jiangsu Province Public Security Department drafts rules granting police impunity during “legitimate law enforcement”. Public opinion, petition, administrative reconsideration and lawsuit shall not hold officers accountable), April 12, 2018