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, December 16, 2015

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

世界互联网大会:“保护外企权益 尊重网络主权” (World Internet Conference in China: “Protect foreign corporations’ rights, demand respect for cyber-sovereignty”)
Deutsche Welle, December 16, 2015世界互联网大会保护外企权益-尊重网络主权/a-18920140

中国网络管治两极:催谷经济引擎 严控信息流动 (The two poles of China’s Internet governance: Boosting economic engine while blocking information flow)
South China Morning Post, December 16, 2015

Xi Defends China's Great Firewall in Push for “Cybersovereignty”
Bloomberg, December 16, 2015

China's 2nd World Internet Conference will focus on “rule of law”, but not free expression
Global Voices, December 15, 2015

Nonprofits want boycott of Chinese Internet summit
The Hill, December 14, 2015

The Chinese didn’t just hack federal employees. Journalists were swept up in the massive breach, too.
The Washington Post, December 14, 2015

Top of the world: 5 facts about China, the web and its global-leading 668 million online users
South China Morning Post, December 16, 2015