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, February 05, 2018

Commentary (评论)

專權選舉的自由陰影 (Freedom under the shadow of authoritarian election)
Mingpao, February 5, 2018

China’s credit ratings plan: from social media to medium of social control
South China Morning Post, February 5, 2018

China's surveillance state should scare everyone
The Atlantic, February 5, 2018

Our hackable political future
The New York Times, February 4, 2018

China’s “Residential Surveillance at a Designated Location” – a license to disappear, hold and torture dissenters
Hong Kong Free Press, February 4, 2018

Under neo-totalitarianism, there is no “civil society” in China
China Change, February 4, 2018

Journalism denied: How China views facts, fairness, transparency and objectivity in reporting
Hong Kong Free Press, February 4, 2018