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.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Access to Information (信息公开)

China looks to restrict imported current affairs TV content
Reuters, September 20, 2018

China expunges unapproved, foreign content from school textbooks
Reuters, September 20, 2018

中国审查教科书 欲删除未经允许的外国教材 (Ministry of Education conducts a comprehensive review of textbooks, prepares to remove foreign textbook content to counter so-called Western influence)
Voice of America, September 20, 2018

两部门开展网络文学专项整治 三个月责令整改230余家单位 (In special rectification campaign of literature online, more than 230 companies ordered to reform in 3 months)
Beijing News, September 20, 2018

China’s Global Times plays a peculiar role
The Economist, September 20, 2018