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, August 02, 2018

Access to Information (信息公开)

文化和旅游部集中执法检查27家网站 (Ministry of Culture and Tourism investigates 27 websites, orders removal of allegedly inappropriate contents, including comments)
Legal Daily, August 2, 2018

中共党内两大体系发通知 知识分子面临洗脑教育 (Chinese scholars face brainwashing as two CPC organs issue notice of patriotic campaign)
Radio Free Asia, August 2, 2018

两部门负责人谈知识分子弘扬爱国奋斗精神活动:强化政治引领 (CPC Organization and Propaganda Departments push patriotic campaign among scholars)
People’s Daily, August 2, 2018

“Profit before human rights”: NGOs slam Google’s reported plan to launch censored service in China
Hong Kong Free Press, August 2, 2018

Google to develop AI-powered news-aggregation app for China in addition to mobile search
South China Morning Post, August 2, 2018

China’s numbers force Google to recalculate its morals
Wired, August 2, 2018

A Chinese activist was challenging Xi on live TV. The police came to stop him
The New York Times, August 2 2018

中国教授家中接受美国之音采访 直播期间警察强行破门抓人
Chinese Police Remove Professor During Broadcast of VOA Program
Voice of America, August 2, 2018

“信用中国”网站让“老赖”无处遁形 (“Credit China” website to receive further upgrade as unified platform for information on social credit blacklists)
People’s Daily, August 2, 2018