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, February 14, 2018

Access to Information (信息公开)

“You are our lucky star”: Chinese media in overdrive on Xi Jinping's New Year tour
The Guardian, February 14, 2018

China’s united front work: propaganda as policy
The Diplomat, February 14, 2018

网络表演市场专项整治行动开展 (Ministry of Culture launches campaign to regulate Internet live-streaming market and shut down platforms with “vulgar” content and “deviant values”)
Legal Daily, February 13, 2018

国家网信办依法查处一批严重违规网络直播平台和主播 (Cyberspace Administration of China investigates and takes actions against live-streaming platforms and hosts that seriously violate laws)
Cyberspace Administration of China, February 13, 2018