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 19, 2013

Information Control (信息控制)

甘肃一初中生发帖涉嫌造谣被刑拘 (Gansu high school student criminally detained for rumor mongering)
Jinghua Times, September 19, 2013

China crackdown on online rumors seen as ploy to nail critics
Reuters, September 18, 2013

China's "Big Vs" disown selves online to avoid new gossip laws
The Register, September 18, 2013

As Beijing’s online rumor crackdown intensifies, Chinese bloggers seek to “un-verify” themselves
Offbeat China, September 16, 2013