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.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

信息公开不完全, 兰州市发改委败诉, 需予以答复处理 (Lanzhou city Development and Reform Commission loses lawsuit, required to respond to Open Government Information application)
Western Business News, September 14, 2016

污染信息公开,切实追责方能不负立法初心 (Disclose pollution information: If you conscientiously pursue responsibility, only then will you not betray the original intent of the legislation)
Southern Metropolis Daily, September 14, 2016

SCMP reporter among five Hong Kong journalists detained, questioned by Chinese police in Wukan crackdown
South China Morning Post, September 15, 2016