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, October 02, 2018

Access to Justice (司法公正)

新疆大规模转移穆斯林 集中营迁甘肃 (More than 200,000 Uyghurs, other ethnic minorities moved in large-scale relocations as new camps are built in Gansu)
Radio Free Asia, October 1, 2018

Tibetan villagers forced from their homes in Chamdo’s Gonjo County
Radio Free Asia, October 1, 2018

Female Christians tortured for hosting Sunday school
Bitter Winter, September 30, 2018

Access to Information (信息公开)

Chinese journalist arrested after slapping volunteer at British conference on Hong Kong freedoms and labelling participants traitors
South China Morning Post, October 1, 2018

说不得碰不得 “英烈”也有禁区?(Has new law turned heroes and martyrs into a new forbidden zone for humor?)
Radio Free Asia, September 28, 2018

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

上海民主维权人士季孝龙因“厕所革命”被正式批捕 (Shanghai activists arrested for anti-CPC graffiti in toilet stalls)
China Human Rights Defenders, October 1, 2018

China’s young Communists pose new challenge
China Digital Times, October 1, 2018

Teacher’s lawsuit renews push for LGBT rights
China Digital Times, October 1, 2018

Journalist at Guangming Daily accused of sexual misconduct by former intern
SupChina, October 1, 2018

Government Accountability (政府问责)

科網巨企也姓黨 騰訊擁逾萬黨員 (Tech giants, get behind CPC too: Party members make up 80% of Tencent’s security department, out of 10,000+ company-wide)
The Stand News, October 2, 2018科網巨企也姓黨-騰訊擁逾萬黨員/

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China’s data privacy outcry fuels case for tighter rules
Financial Times, October 2, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

阻港獨遊行人士進入公民廣場 林鄭:理所當然 (Carrie Lam says blocking pro-independence banners from “Civic Square” is a matter of course)
The Stand News, October 2, 2018阻港獨遊行人士進入公民廣場-林鄭-理所當然/

Commentary (评论)

How an activist's secret SOS helped end China's labour camp system
Huffington Post, October 1, 2018

China’s global propaganda is aimed at bosses, not foreigners
Foreign Policy, October 1, 2018

Book excerpt: For generations of P.R.C. leaders, a world “alive with danger”
ChinaFile, September 30, 2018