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, December 28, 2017

Access to Information (信息公开)

Don't call “Xi the Bun” - Chinese netizens are being jailed for chatroom jokes
Global Voices, December 27, 2017

China’s Internet “clean-up” has closed over 13,000 illegal websites since 2015
Quartz, December 27, 2017

中共中央印发《中国共产党党务公开条例(试行)》 (Central Committee of CPC releases “Regulation on Disclosure of CPC Affairs (Pilot)”)
Xinhua News Agency, December 25, 2017