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 21, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

Press authority restricts online video circulation on social media
Caixin, December 20, 2016

国家新闻出版广电总局发布微博、微信等网络社交平台传播视听节目的管理规定 (SAPPRFT to further regulate dissemination of audio and visual materials on social media)
State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television, December 16, 2016

SAPPRFT further limits use of social media
China Law Translate, December 18, 2016

China restricts sharing of “unofficial” videos on social media
The Guardian, December 21, 2016