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 16, 2013

Information Control (信息控制)

China broadcasts confession of Chinese-American blogger
Washington Post, September 15, 2013

中国续打压公盟带走林峥 肉唐僧亦遭人身控制 (Another Xu Zhiyong supporter taken away)
Radio France International, September 16, 2013

笑蜀:王功权被北京警方正式刑拘 (Wang Gongquan formally criminally detained by Beijing police)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 13, 2013

北京展开大规模网络镇压 (More than 450 arrested in one month in campaign to crackdown on internet rumors)
Radio France Internation, September 13, 2013

Censorship has spurred writers, says Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan
South China Morning Post, September 16, 2013