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, September 24, 2015

Access to Information (信息公开)

四川公布“民告官”十大典型案, 信息公开类增幅最大 (Sichuan announces 10 typical cases of “citizens suing officials,” OGI-related cases increase the most)
Sichuan Daily, September 23, 2015

170余名网民被查实散布网络虚假信息, 湖北警方披露三类典型网络谣言特征 (Over 170 netizens investigated for disseminating false information online, Hubei police disclose 3 typical characteristics of online rumors)
Legal Daily, September 23, 2015

行拘两人, 散布砍人不实信息 (2 detained for disseminating false information on knife attacks)
Legal Daily, September 22, 2015

“China is so lucky to have you”: Netizens react to Xi’s US visit as censors keep it positive
Hong Kong Free Press, September 23, 2015