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 18, 2013

Information Control (信息控制)

A response to Thomas L. Friedman’s “letter” to President Xi
The New York Times, December 18, 2013

Chinese state newspaper says Western media must be controlled
The Telegraph, December 17, 2013

国信办:坚决制止“人肉搜索”等网络暴力行为 (State Internet Information Office: must resolutely stop "human flesh search engines" and other violent Internet behavior)
Global Times, December 18, 2013

Related Tencent Weibo post:
鱼七秒, December 18, 2013
如果人肉搜索是为了对抗强权,维护公民的利益。“人肉”是应该保留的!这个世界上的任何东西都是好坏相依,黑白共存的!!! 更多时候不是这个东西不好,而是人使用的方式不对!!!