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, September 18, 2015

Access to Information (信息公开)

PEN Appeals to Xi Jinping for Release of Imprisoned Chinese
The New York Times, September 18, 2015

Dear President Xi: A message from America's writers
PEN America, September 18, 2015

Report details harassment of journalists in China
China Digital Times, September 17, 2015

Recent incidents of interference with reporting
Foreign Correspondents' Club of China, September 15, 2015

As zombie rumors fly, China punishes social media pranksters
The New York Times, September 18, 2015