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.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Access to Information (信息公开)

How China’s online “Civilization Army” turned a youth street fight into a patriotic struggle
Hong Kong Free Press, July 30, 2015

Chinese web dissenters using coded language to dodge censorship filters and vent frustration at government
The Independent, July 30, 2015

What does SARS have to do with China’s Cybersecurity Law?
The Diplomat, July 30, 2015

”We’ve been kept in the dark”: Chinese MH370 relatives complain about lack of information after wreckage discovery
South China Morning Post, July 30, 3015

温宿检察阳光司法让仇人变亲友, 公开审查不捕不诉案打消质疑 (Wensu County Procuratorate’s “Sunshine justice” turns enemies into friends, public disclosure of cases investigated with no arrests or indictments dispels suspicion of official interference)
Legal Daily, July 25, 2015