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, July 27, 2018

Government Accountability (政府问责)

U.S. urged to sanction Chinese officials overseeing sweeping crackdown in Muslim region
Hong Kong Free Press, July 27, 2018

新疆人权危机严重 美国国会听证调查 (U.S. Congressional-Executive Commission on China holds hearing on Xinjiang human rights crisis)
Radio Free Asia, July 26, 2018

Tibetan nomads denied licenses for much-needed motorbikes
Radio Free Asia, July 26, 2018

Gay Games team renamed “Taipei”
Taipei Times, July 27, 2018

被剥夺东亚青运主办权台湾今提申复不排除声请国际仲裁 (Taiwan to raise appeal against withdrawal of right to host youth games, considers international arbitration)
Radio France Internationale, July 27, 2018港澳台/20180726-被剥夺东亚青运主办权台湾今提申复不排除声请国际仲裁

Ex-assistant chairman of China’s banking regulator gets 16 years in prison for corruption, state media says
South China Morning Post, July 27, 2018

“既想当大官、又想发大财”的他,受贿2.7亿、造成损失29亿! (Former member of CPC Standing Committee and former deputy governor of Anhui province tried for accepting bribes of RMB 270 million)
Beijing News, July 27, 2018

Minority groups in China facing repression, says Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom
Business Standard, July 27, 2018