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, May 28, 2015

Access to Information (信息公开)

信息公开是发展民主政治的载体 (Open government information is a vehicle for developing democratic governance)
Taiyuan News, May 27, 2015

村民要求征地信息公开 区政府“答非所问”被判败诉 (Court rules against local govt for providing “irrelevant” response to villager seeking land requisition information)
The Beijing News, May 27, 2015

Writers protest over Chinese book fair in NY
Radio Television Hong Kong, May 28, 2015

Foreign journalists in China face increasing intimidation, survey says
Wall Street Journal, May 28, 2015

美国笔会敦促北京无条件释放所有被监禁作家 (PEN American Center urges Beijing to release all detained writers unconditionally)
Voice of America, May 28, 2015