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.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

National Security & Counterterrorism (国家安全和反恐)

公安部:深入开展反恐怖斗争 打击网络违法犯罪 (Ministry of Public Security: To thoroughly carry out the fight against terrorism, we must crackdown on Internet crimes)
People Daily, February 20, 2017

Region in China's restive Xinjiang to track vehicles as anti-terror measure
Reuters, February 21, 2017

新疆7网民涉暴恐被捕 四川“净网”5人被拘 (7 netizens arrested in Xinjiang for involvement in terrorist activity, 5 others arrested as result of Sichuan’s “Internet cleansing”)
Radio Free Asia, February 17, 2017

Chinese troops stage show of force in Xinjiang and vow to “relentlessly beat” separatists
The Guardian, February 20, 2017

Xi: Security of nation a priority
China Daily, February 18, 2017