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, September 24, 2018

Government Accountability (政府问责)

With Vatican talks and bulldozers, China aims to control Christianity
The New York Times, September 24, 2018

Fentanyl crisis: Is China a major source of illegal drugs?
BBC News, September 24, 2018

China opens embassy in Dominican Republic after break with Taiwan
Reuters, September 22, 2018

China's Liaoning vows to eradicate “bad influence” of Bo Xilai
Reuters, September 22, 2018

维族人指控中国强制安置孩童 (Uyghurs accuse China of compulsory orphanage placement of their children)
Deutsche Welle, September 21, 2018

国家发改委副主任努尔·白克力涉严重违纪违法被查 (High-ranking Uyghur official, deputy director of National Development and Reform Commission, investigated for serious disciplinary, legal violations)
People's Daily, September 21, 2018

Are Xi Jinping’s demands for Communist Party loyalty a bigger threat to China than Donald Trump’s trade war?
Bloomberg, September 21, 2018

As UN gathers, Taiwan, frozen out, struggles to get noticed
The New York Times, September 21, 2018

中宣部举办第十三届中国公民道德论坛 (CPC Propaganda Department holds 13th China Citizen Ethics Forum)
Xinhua, September 21, 2018

面对国际社会强烈批评 郭声琨称要继续在新疆加强“教育改造” (Facing strong international criticism, China’s Political and Legal Affairs Commission says it will continue to “intensify re-education” of detainees in Xinjiang)
Voice of America, September 21, 2018

Mike Pompeo denounces China’s “awful abuses” of detained Muslim Uygurs
Agence France-Presse, September 22, 2018