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, September 10, 2013

Information Control (信息控制)

关于“法律严惩网络诽谤” 高院高检的解释被指“亵渎”刑法 (Supreme Court’s Interpretation of laws applicable to “Internet defamation” criticized as "blasphaming" Criminal Law)
Radio France International, September 10, 2013

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两高对网络诽谤的司法解释开恶劣先例 (Legal interpretation of laws applicable to Internet slander sets bad precedent)
The Economic Observer, September 9, 2013

李方平:把“两高”关进笼子里 (Li Fangping: lock “two Supremes” into a cage)
Voice of America, September 10, 2013

In China, 500 retweets could mean three years in prison
The Verge, September 9, 2013