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, September 06, 2018

Government Accountability (政府问责)

河南強拆4000教會十字架 官方教會亦難避劫 強制掛國旗 (Henan authorities forcibly replace crosses from 4000 churches with national flag and socialism paintings)
Ming Pao, September 6, 2018

菏泽市委原常委、宣传部部长王永江受贿千万,一审获刑11年 (Shandong Heze city head of propaganda department sentenced to 11 years imprisonment for graft of RMB 10 million)
The Paper, September 6, 2018

记者来鸿:新疆“再教育营”受害者恐怖经历(Victim from Xinjiang “re-education camp” tells of horrific experience)
BBC, September 6, 2018

US-Taiwan council risks Beijing’s anger by inviting Taipei minister to defense industry conference
South China Morning Post, September 6, 2018

US senators introduce legislation to punish Taiwan allies who switch sides, accusing Beijing of “bullying”
South China Morning Post, September 6, 2018

Bloomberg forum in Beijing for business elites is put off, Chinese hosts confirm
The New York Times, September 5, 2018