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, May 03, 2018

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Chinese cities ordered to axe new projects after failing to hit winter pollution targets
Reuters, May 3, 2018

民政部部署开展扫黑除恶专项斗争,重心对准涉黑涉恶人员操纵村委会选举 (Ministry of Civil Affairs launches “clean up gang crime, eradicate evil” anti-corruption campaign specifically targeted at gangsters who manipulate village committee elections)
Legal Daily, May 2, 2018