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 09, 2018

Access to Information (信息公开)

Can China fix its propaganda problem?
The Diplomat, August 10, 2018

撤「慰安婦」研討會 滬大學﹕外交部要求 (Shanghai Normal University cancels international academic conference on “comfort women” upon demands by Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
Ming Pao, August 9, 2018

German student at Tsinghua University expelled for research on 709 lawyers
China Change, August 8, 2018

意识形态继续收紧 中外合办大学要建党委 (Chinese-foreign cooperative universities required to establish partycommittees)
Radio Free Asia, August 8, 2018

China’s “MeToo” movement evades censors with #RiceBunny
Financial Times, August 8, 2018