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.

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China-U.S. tensions flare in testy Pompeo visit to Beijing
Bloomberg, October 8, 2018

Shutdowns of house churches continue (video)
Bitter Winter, October 8, 2018

China punishes officials in Fan Bingbing tax evasion case
Channel NewsAsia, October 8, 2018

Detention of Interpol’s Meng Hongwei “harms confidence in Chinese leaders of global bodies”
South China Morning Post, October 8, 2018

China quietly boosting UN influence
Agence France-Presse, October 7, 2018

U.S. ready to squeeze China partners with “poison pill” trade deals
Reuters, October 6, 2018