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, April 21, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

China Internet star Papi Jiang promises “corrections” after reprimand
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 20, 2016

The “deep and disturbing decline” in global press freedom
The Washington Post, April 20, 2016

丹阳宣判一起滥用政府信息公开申请权案 (Danyang decides a case on misuse of right to access government information)
Yangzi Evening News, April 15, 2016

监察部法制办等19部门信息公开年报不合格 (Legal Affairs Office of the Ministry of Supervision and 19 other departments' annual Open Government Information reports do not meet standard requirements)
Caixin, April 12, 2016

最高法微博粉丝总数突破2947万人 (Supreme People's Court's Weibo followers exceed 29 million)
Legal Daily, April 13, 2016