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, June 27, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

Gaga晤達賴傳遭內地封殺 IG變網民戰場 (Lady Gaga allegedly banned in mainland China because of meeting with Dalai Lama, her Instagram turned into netizens’ battlefield)
Ming Pao, June 27, 2016

性侵未成年人罪犯信息非常有必要公开 (Child molesters' information must be made public)
China Youth Online, June 21, 2016

Two China media staff still held after Xi “resign” call: letter
Hong Kong Free Press, June 25, 2016

China censors WeChat rumors, including the one about robots taking over
The New York Times, June 25, 2016

Founder of China protest-tracking site detained for “picking quarrels”
Hong Kong Free Press, June 27, 2016