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.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Freedom of Expression and Privacy (言论自由和隐私)

Chinese professor who advocated free speech is fired
The New York Times, December 11, 2013

See Zhang’s article:
2013反宪政逆流的根源及危险 ("The Origin and the Perils of the Anti-Constitutionalism Campaign in 2013")
Independent Chinese Pen Center,December 10, 2013

Fresh fears of crackdown as Chinese professor is fired for "criticising Xi Jinping"
The Telegraph, December 10, 2013