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, May 25, 2017

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

文化部将对50家主要网络表演平台开展执法检查 (Ministry of Culture investigates 50 live streaming sites for illegal content)
China News, May 24, 2017

China shuts some live streaming sites, punishes companies
The Washington Post, May 24, 2017

头像也要实名,像像社交率先推出“头像实名制” (Profile photo should also be real: Face99 social media platform 1st to implement “profile photo real name registration”)
China News, May 24, 2017

Foreign firms grapple with China’s “punitive” cybersecurity laws
South China Morning Post, May 24, 2017