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, October 28, 2015

Access to Information (信息公开)

全球網路自由 中國表現最差 (China ranks last in report on global internet freedom)
Apple Daily, October 28, 2015

Freedom on the Net 2015
Freedom House, October 28, 2015

China ranks dead last on global internet freedom survey
Tech in Asia, October 28, 2015

Can China perfect Internet censorship?
China Digital Times, October 27, 2015

公安部、广电总局联合打击互联网电视称其“危害国家安全” (Ministry of Public Security and State media regulators join forces to crack down on Internet TV that “endangers state security”)
Radio France Internationale, October 27, 2015中国/20151027-公安部、广电总局联合打击互联网电视称其“危害国家安全”

安部、广电总局等四部门联合打击违规互联网电视 (Ministry of Public Security, SARFT, Supreme People’s Court and Procuratorate jointly aim to crackdown on illegal Internet TV)
China Digital Times, October 28, 2015法治传媒-公安部、广电总局等四部门联合打击违/

China to “strike hard” against illegal overseas TV, internet content
Radio Free Asia, October 27, 2015

Confiscated maps and the fetishization of legitimacy
China Digital Times, October 27, 2015