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.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

习近平调研官媒 要求提升国际影响力 (Xi Jinping surveys state media, demands to raise international clout)
Radio France Internationale, February 20, 2016中国/20160220-习近平调研三大官媒-要求好好宣传中国

Outspoken Chinese tycoon comes under fire for attacking Xi Jinping’s lecture to the media
South China Morning Post, February 22, 2016

China’s media wants you to love the state as much as you love your family
Hong Kong Free Press, February 20, 2016

China to ban foreign firms from “online publishing”
Hong Kong Free Press, February 20, 2016