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.

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Access to Information (信息公开)

Facebook is trying everything to re-enter China—and it’s not working
The Wall Street Journal, January 30, 2017

Minitrue: Delete report on air pollution deaths
China Digital Times, February 6, 2017

Chinese authorities order overhaul of video site that posted footage of Tiananmen car incident
Hong Kong Free Press, February 6, 2017

上載天安門前車禍短片 「梨視頻」翌日因未取得合資格證明遭勒令整改 (After uploading video of Tiananmen car accident, rectification and reform ordered for website “Pear Video” on grounds of failure to obtain legitimate permit)
Mingpao, February 6, 2017