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, December 25, 2017

Access to Information (信息公开)

Xi's iron grip on China's internet extends to social media
Nikkei Asian Review, December 26, 2017

中国3年关闭1.3万个网站冀“洁净互联网”能放飞实现中国梦 (China shuts down 13 thousand websites in 3 years, believes a “Clean Internet” can make China Dream a reality)
Radio France International, December 25, 2017中国/20171225-中国3年关闭13万个网站冀洁净互联网能放飞实现中国梦

China has shut down 13,000 websites since 2015 – state media
Hong Kong Free Press, December 24, 2017