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, September 13, 2013

Information Control (信息控制)

Outspoken investor Wang Gongquan detained by police amid widening crackdown
South China Morning Post, September 13, 2013

For more information on Wang Gongquan, see:
Urgent statement on the criminal detention of Wang Gongquan
Human Rights in China, September 13, 2013

对北大自由知识分子开刀?(Liberal professor “slandered” by state media, supporters call for prosecution under new Internet rules)
Deutsche Welle, September 12, 201

China tries even harder to censor the internet
Deutsche Welle, September 12, 201

China to protect online whistleblowers, but only via official site
Reuters, September 12, 2013

F-F-Fear and loathing on the Chinese internet
Wall Street Journal, September 12, 2013