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, August 07, 2018

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

The People’s Daily: “Giving birth is not only a family matter but also a national issue”
SupChina, August 7, 2018

生娃是家事也是国事 (Giving birth is both a family matter and a national issue)
People’s Daily, August 6, 2018

中国家庭教会终敢质疑官方打压 (House churches in China finally speak out against crackdown)
Radio France Internationale, August 5, 2018中国/20180805-中国家庭教会终敢质疑官方打压

北京錫安教會遭公安打壓 分堂全被關 僅餘總堂可運作 (Beijing Zion house church shut down, WeChat blocked, videos removed upon accusation of "foreign influence")
The Stand News, August 7, 2018北京錫安教會遭公安打壓-分堂全被關-僅餘總堂可運作/

Christians in China's heartland face government suppression
Associated Press, August 7, 2018

Video: China cracking down on Christians
Associated Press, August 7, 2018

“There is no sign of life”: Fears for Uighur man after Germany mistakenly expels him to China
Hong Kong Free Press, August 7, 2018

“We’re a people destroyed”: Why Uighur Muslims across China are living in fear
The Guardian, August 7, 2018

中共原老干部声援深圳佳士工人组建工会 (Former veteran cadre of CPC supports Shenzhen workers right to form labor union)
Voice of America, August 7, 2018

Team China debuts at Gay Games in Paris
Sup China, August 6, 2018