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, March 22, 2019

Xinjiang (新疆)

网传新疆高校换校徽 新校徽去除维吾尔文 (Xinjiang universities remove Uyghur script from official logos)
Radio Free Asia, March 21, 2019

Sweden grants refugee status to China's Uyghur Muslims, prompting calls for UK to follow suit
The Independent, March 21, 2019

维吾尔公知相继失踪 民族文化命悬一线 (Uyghur culture on the brink of collapse, intellectuals disappear one by one)
Radio Free Asia, March 21, 2019

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Tibetan set to become world’s longest-serving political prisoner
Voice of America, March 21, 2019

Police detain labor activist Wei Zhili in southern China, wife says
Agence France-Presse, March 21, 2019

王全璋处境未明 家属往最高院申诉 (As Wang Quanzhang’s status remains unknown, wife Li Wenzu and other 709 families protest at Supreme People’s Court )
Radio Free Asia, March 21, 2019

张军在全国检察机关学习贯彻全国两会精神电视电话会议上强调 把以人民为中心融入每一项检察工作中 (Supreme People’s Court urges “people-centered” trials, strengthened news and public opinion work by procuratorates)
Legal Daily, March 22, 2019

Access to Information (信息公开)

Senior CPC official stresses building high-level think tanks
Sina, March 22, 2019

中國教育初創公司VIPKid整頓西方老師政治敏感言論
Chinese education startup puts Western teachers on notice
Wall Street Journal, March 22, 2019

China: Government threats to academic freedom abroad
Human Rights Watch, March 21, 2019

American colleges hosted “an important part of China’s propaganda set-up”; now they’re bailing out
Mother Jones, March 21, 2019

After New Zealand massacre, Islamophobia spreads on Chinese social media
Columbia Journalism Review, March 21, 2019

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Chinese or Taiwanese? Nana Ou-Yang is at the center of a political firestorm
SupChina, March 21, 2019

多个人权组织要求马克龙向习近平提及人权问题 (Human rights organizations urge French president Macron to raise human rights issues with Xi Jinping in upcoming meeting)
Radio France Internationale, March 21, 2019

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China is winning the war for Nepali Buddhism; China’s inroads in Nepal mean increasing control over Buddhist heritage sites – with implications for Tibet
The Diplomat, March 21, 2019

Kachin women from Myanmar “raped until they get pregnant” in China
The Guardian, March 21, 2019

Related:
Myanmar: Women, girls trafficked as “brides” to China; government inaction, conflict, China’s “gender gap” fuel sexual slavery
Human Rights Watch, March 21, 2019

Former Philippine officials accuse Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity at International Criminal Court
Associated Press, March 21, 2019

China tells Christianity to be more Chinese
Christianity Today, March 20, 2019

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Google bans VPNs from buying banner ads in China
The Drum, March 22, 2019

Related:
Google says VPN ads are banned in China
Inkstone, March 21, 2019

Huawei’s U.S. government lawsuit may lift the air of “mystery” around the Chinese telecoms giant
South China Morning Post, March 21, 2019

Hong Kong (香港)

梁天琦、李諾文、林傲軒暴動罪重審無罪 容偉業三罪罪成 (Edward Leung, two others acquitted of rioting charges; Yung Wai-ip convicted of 3 charges, to be sentenced on April 4)
The Stand News, March 22, 2019

Related:
Localist activist Edward Leung cleared of second rioting charge during 2016 Mong Kok unrest
Hong Kong Free Press, March 22, 2019

為什麼香港政府會放寬空氣污染指標?(Why did Hong Kong government relax its air pollution benchmarks?)
Inmediahk.net, March 22, 2019

【逃犯條例修訂 FAQ】吳靄儀逐點反駁政府:法庭無權審議大陸證據合法性 香港記者高危 (Legal scholar Margaret Ng rebuts government narrative: Courts have no power to review evidence raised by mainland, journalists in Hong Kong at high risk)
The Stand News, March 21, 2019

Related:
逃犯例剔商罪 大律師會指反削現制 已簽協議19國 稅務環保版權罪行多包 (Excluding commercial crimes in extradition law amendments undermines existing regime, says Bar Association spokesman, citing existing extradition agreements)
Ming Pao, March 22, 2019

立法會否決改革移民及入境政策無約束力議案 (LegCo vetoes non-binding motion to reform immigration policy on one-way permits)
Radio Television Hong Kong, March 21, 2019

Hong Kong is no closer to legalizing same-sex marriage, says Chief Exec. Carrie Lam
Hong Kong Free Press, March 21, 2019

Commentary (评论)

【離鄉工作徵稿】來港四年,「東方華爾街」不是外人想的光鮮亮麗 (A Taiwan citizen working in Hong Kong: “Wall Street of the East” is not as glamorous as outsiders think)
The News Lens, March 22, 2019

法治课|京东要求员工提交亲属同学关系,是否侵犯隐私?(Did JD.com invade privacy of employees by demanding information about personal ties?)
The Paper, March 22, 2019

Why would Italy endorse China’s Belt and Road Initiative? Potential move by Rome has caused allies and EU to flag serious concerns
Financial Times, March 21, 2019

China’s leaders should study James Bond films; revealing one’s master plan too early can be dangerous
The Economist, March 21, 2019

中国反腐模式是制度失败的产物 (China’s anti-corruption model is the product of systemic failure)
Radio Free Asia, March 21, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Xinjiang (新疆)

Muslim countries urged to press China end crackdown of Uyghurs
Al Jazeera, March 20, 2019

China to invite European diplomats to Xinjiang in new diplomatic push
Reuters, March 20, 2019

Related:
“再教育营”关注不断 中国计划邀请欧洲外交官参观新疆 (Beijing to invite diplomats of European embassies to visit Xinjiang)
Radio France Internationale, March 21, 2019

After mass detentions, China razes Muslim communities to build a loyal city
Wall Street Journal, March 20, 2019

Access to Justice (司法公正)

苏州大抓捕嫌疑人戈觉平下周受审 (Ge Jiaoping, activist arrested in 2016 Suzhou crackdown, to face trial next week for inciting subversion of state power)
Radio Free Asia, March 20, 2019

孟宏伟妻控诉“政治迫害” 担心安全 (Grace Meng, wife of disappeared former Interpol chief, files complaint in French courts alleging attempted kidnapping)
Deutsche Welle, March 20, 2019

China court plans to set up national environmental fund: Media
Reuters, March 20, 2019

陕西监狱探索“五大改造”新路径,数百党支部书记为罪犯上政治大课 (Shaanxi prison system employs hundreds of CPC secretaries to guide prisoners “to recognize Party leadership ideologically and emotionally”
Legal Daily, March 20, 2019

Access to Information (信息公开)

China trying to influence the world’s media, says new report
Foreign Correspondents’ Club, March 20, 2019

In Beijing, Harvard President Bacow affirms academic freedom
Harvard Magazine, March 20, 2019

Related:
Full text: The pursuit of truth and the mission of the university
Harvard University Office of the President, March 20, 2019

在通向网络强国的征程上稳步前进——写在中央网络安全和信息化委员会成立一周年之际(Xinhua on first anniversary of Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission’s formation: “the Party’s voice has become the strongest voice in cyberspace”)
Xinhua, March 20, 2019

New book examines “the great firewall of China”
China Digital Times, March 19, 2019

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

內地女權人士鄭楚然:丈夫被捕,因幫塵肺病工人維權 (Activist Wei Zhili arrested for helping silicosis workers’ rights defense movement, says wife and Feminist Five member “Da Tu” Zheng Churan)
The Stand News, March 21, 2019

Government Accountability (政府问责)

EU leaders to coordinate positions on Thursday ahead of China summit
Reuters, March 20, 2019

Related:
Is China the EU’s “dear friend” or “strategic rival” on human rights?
Human Rights Watch, March 20, 2019

Chinese head teachers ordered to eat with pupils after string of food safety scandals
South China Morning Post, March 20, 2019

Related:
中国成都七中实验学校食物丑闻背后的政府公信力“塔西佗陷阱” (The “Tacitus Trap” and government credibility in recent food safety scandal)
BBC News, March 20, 2019

China marks Tibetan anniversary with military parade
Human Rights Watch, March 20, 2019

Disciplinary inspectors urged to fulfill duty of political supervision
Xinhua, March 20, 2019

Swedish ambassador to China investigated for security breaches in Gui Minhai case
South China Morning Post, March 20, 2019

Pakistan distances itself from China's Belt and Road: Islamabad diverts $171m from CPEC to fund projects legislators want
Nikkei Asian Review, March 20, 2019

Italy rattles US and EU with likely support for China's Belt and Road
The Guardian, March 20, 2019

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

团队自编程序证实手机能偷听,安全专家:未发现“偷听”铁证 (Tech group mocks-up program to prove mobile apps capable of eavesdropping; security expert says no concrete evidence of actual violations)
The Paper, March 21, 2019

U.S. firms are helping build China’s Orwellian state: Tech partnerships are empowering new methods of control
Foreign Policy, March 19, 2019

Hong Kong (香港)

【種族歧視】8歲至今被搜身逾20次 巴裔大學生批歧視條例落後 (Stopped and searched more than 20 times since age 8: A Pakistani student in Hong Kong talks about shortcomings of discrimination laws)
HK01, March 21, 2019

Related:
Why fourth-generation Hongkonger of Pakistani origin who was first stopped and searched by police at age 8 can’t count on racial discrimination law for help
South China Morning Post, March 21, 2019

【移交逃犯】廠商會引述李家超:考慮剔除「十條八條」商業罪行 (Manufacturers’ Association cites Security Chief after meeting: Will consider removing “a few” commercial crimes from extradition law amendments)
The Stand News, March 20, 2019

Related:
Pressure mounts on Hong Kong to remove economic crimes from new China extradition law
Hong Kong Free Press, March 20, 2019

商界憂修訂《逃犯條例》 林鄭:願意再認真研究一下 (Facing persistent concern from business sector, Carrie Lam says willing to “give some more serious thought” to extradition law arrangements)
The Stand News, March 20, 2019

【全文轉載】林麗棠老師弟妺發公開信 冀盡快查真相 指教育局旁觀 (Family of teacher who committed suicide issues open letter to urge comprehensive investigation of systemic issues, criticizes inaction by Education Bureau)
The Stand News, March 20, 2019

港府推6240亿“明日大屿”被指是一带一路工程消化国内过剩产能 (HK $624 billion Lantau Tomorrow Vision project attacked as HK’s version of BRI meant to absorb production overcapacity in mainland)
Radio France Internationale, March 19, 2019

Beijing’s top official in Hong Kong taunts Washington over Huawei executive Sabrina Meng’s arrest, calling it “world’s biggest advertisement”
South China Morning Post, March 20, 2019

People’s Daily head leaves for high-level position at Beijing’s Liaison Office in Hong Kong
Caixin, March 20, 2019

Commentary (评论)

Rich, autocratic China is too powerful an adversary for any democracy
South China Morning Post, March 21, 2019

China’s tit-for-tat detention of two Canadians is a test: The world will judge Beijing on its treatment of the men seized after Huawei CFO arrest
Financial Times, March 20, 2019

【太陽花五週年】藝術小組王翔:318之後,買衣服以不容易被警察抓住為原則 (Interview with Wang Xiang, of Sunflower Movement’s art team : After 318, I buy clothes that don’t make me conspicuous to the police)
The News Lens, March 20, 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Access to Justice (司法公正)

法律人如何做公益?全国首份公益法律服务指南出炉 (Guide to public interest legal services in China jointly published by Shanghai Law Society, Shanghai Jiaotong University Law School, Legal Vision media outlet)
The Paper, March 17, 2019

Xinjiang (新疆)

China defends Xinjiang camps amid pleas for global action
China Digital Times, March 19, 2019

Related:
权利活动人士谴责中国的新疆白皮书
Rights activists denounce China's Xinjiang white paper
Voice of America, March 19, 2019

Uyghur detainees from Xinjiang “placed in nearly every prison” in Shandong Province
Radio Free Asia, March 19, 2019

When China convinced the U.S. that Uyghurs were waging jihad
The Atlantic, March 19, 2019

Access to Information (信息公开)

正在消失的语言:中国南部的客家话
Decline of Hakka in southern China shows bigger problems ahead
Voice of America, March 20, 2019

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

【圖輯】認識李明哲事件:活該違反中國法律?家屬高調不怕有反效果? (FAQs on Lee Ming-checase)
The News Lens, March 20, 2019

Will China’s new job creation program really benefit workers?
China Labour Bulletin, March 20, 2019

China says Dalai Lama’s reincarnation “must comply with Chinese laws and regulations”
Newsweek, March 19, 2019

Related:
China rejects Dalai Lama’s assertion that his successor could be found in India
The Hindu, March 19, 2019

Foreign NGO Law causes drop in U.S. adoptions, according to State Department
ChinaFile NGO Project, March 19, 2019

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China’s Communist Party introduces another loyalty test, but now cadres are asked to show some initiative too
South China Morning Post, March 20, 2019

Taiwan, U.S. plan new talks this year in rebuke to Beijing
Voice of America, March 19, 2019

China remains mum as Pakistan spotlights “human rights” violations in Kashmir
The Hindu, March 19, 2019

Democrats in U.S. Congress call for probe into Chinese influence around Trump
Radio Free Asia, March 19, 2019

意大利港口拥抱“一带一路”,中国将打开欧洲门户
A forgotten Italian port could become a Chinese gateway to Europe
The New York Times, March 19, 2019

Related:
Vatican makes new overtures on eve of China's Xi Italy visit
Associated Press, March 19, 2019

U.S. mulls partial ban on Chinese trains and buses, citing cybersecurity and “Made in China 2025”
South China Morning Post, March 18, 2019

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Is Huawei a security threat? Seven experts weigh in
The Verge, March 17, 2019

Hong Kong (香港)

China extradition law should be handled with extreme caution says Hong Kong trade group
Hong Kong Free Press, March 20, 2019

港大民調:市民對香港前途信心淨值跌至新低 對「一國兩制」信心挫一成 (Survey: Hong Kongers’ confidence in city’s future reaches new low since 1994)
Ming Pao, March 19, 2019

Hong Kong’s Lantau development projects to cost at least HK $624 billion, says gov’t
Hong Kong Free Press, March 19, 2019

Related:
【明日大嶼】民主派斥政府「篤數」 造價無計已規劃幹線、利息、建築成本增長 (Democrats criticize “playing numbers” as government estimates HK $624 billion for Lantau reclamation project, leaving out interest, inflation, transport system, and other costs)
The Stand News, March 19, 2019

Activists slam Beijing’s claim that it has already implemented UN human rights suggestions in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Free Press, March 19, 2019

U.S. prosecution suggests 5 years jail, HK $3 million in fines for ex-Hong Kong official Patrick Ho guilty of bribery
Hong Kong Free Press, March 19, 2019

Commentary (评论)

【專訪】進取還是扯後腿? 陳志全從台灣同性婚姻看香港平權運動路向 (Interview with Raymond Chan Chi-chuen: Trajectory of Hong Kong’s LGBTQ equality movement in light of Taiwan’s same-sex marriage milestone)
The Stand News, March 19, 2019

【太陽花五週年】林飛帆:進步運動者有道德包袱,這是我們跟保守派的差別 (5 years after Sunflower Movement, an interview with Lin Feifan: Progressive activists have a moral burden, this is what makes us different from conservatives)
The News Lens, March 19, 2019

假如斯大林拥有一部智能手机
If Stalin had a smartphone
The New York Times, March 19, 2019

China is trying to destroy Uyghur culture; We’re trying to save it
Washington Post, March 18, 2019

China and Saudi Arabia: The global ambitions of Mohammad bin Salman
The Diplomat, March 20, 2019

China’s extradition requests must be based in law, not on persuasion
South China Morning Post, March 19, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Xinjiang (新疆 )

China steps up its defense of mass incarceration of Uyghurs: New report claims detention program focuses on education and training
Financial Times, March 18, 2019

Related:
中国发布《新疆人权保障白皮书》被指颠倒黑白 (In response to China’s white paper on Xinjiang, civil society groups say it confuses right and wrong)
Radio Free Asia, March 18, 2019

新疆的反恐、去极端化斗争与人权保障
White Paper: The Fight Against Terrorism and Extremism and Human Rights Protection in Xinjiang
Xinhua, March 18, 2019

#FreeSerikjan and the long shadow of Xinjiang’s camps in neighbouring Kazakhstan
Global Voices, March 18, 2019

“Practicing Islam is practically forbidden”: How Sweden granted refugee status to all Uyghurs from Xinjiang, China
Hong Kong Free Press, March 19, 2019

Related:
Sweden now grants refugee status to all Uyghurs from Xinjiang
InBeijing, March 17, 2019

Access to Justice (司法公正)

保障刑事案件受援人获得高质量的法律援助服务,司法部有关负责人就《全国刑事法律援助服务规范》答记者问 (Ministry of Justice issues Standards for National Legal Aid Services in Criminal Cases, to ensure rights of defendants)
Ministry of Justice, March 18, 2019

Taiwanese activist at risk in Chinese prison: Two years in detention, Lee Ming-che faces ill-treatment, declining health
Human Rights Watch, March 18, 2019

Access to Information (信息公开)

Xi Jinping tells Chinese teachers to help “nurture support” for Communist Party rule
South China Morning Post, March 19, 2019

Related:
習:培養擁護中共人才 從娃娃抓起 (Nurturing talent that upholds CPC must start with toddlers, says Xi on teaching political thought in schools)
Ming Pao, March 19, 2019

习近平主持召开学校思想政治理论课教师座谈会 (Xi Jinping urges teachers of ideological and political theories at primary to university levels to “use Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era to engineer souls and educate people”)
Central People’s Government, March 18, 2019

Stop harassing Swedish media, Reporters Without Borders tells China
Hong Kong Free Press, March 19, 2019

加快推动媒体融合发展 构建全媒体传播格局 (Xi Jinping: Accelerate the development of media convergence to “intensify the united struggle of the CPC and the people to achieve a common thought foundation”)
Quishi, March 15, 2019

Related:
Xi’s article on accelerating integrated media development to be published
Xinhua, March 15, 2019

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Next Dalai Lama could come from India, exiled spiritual leader says as he warns that successor chosen by China won’t be trusted
Reuters, March 19, 2019

Chinese goths post selfies in protest after subway incident
BBC, March 19, 2019

Understanding and resolving the fundamental problems in China’s construction industry
China Labour Bulletin, March 18, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping unlikely to observe leaders’ custom and meet Pope during visit to Italy
South China Morning Post, March 18, 2019

Related:
迫害严重 梵蒂冈称中国“不应害怕宗教” (Vatican: China should not be afraid of the Catholic church)
Radio Free Asia, March 18, 2019

Chinese entrepreneurs speak out during Two Sessions
SupChina, March 18, 2019

在韓國尋求政治庇護的這一群中國人 (The Chinese citizens seeking asylum in South Korea)
The Initium, March 17, 2019

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Shutting the gates of academia: American universities cut ties to Huawei and Confucius Institute
South China Morning Post, March 19, 2019

两岸关系紧绷台湾驻港代表驻澳组长都被「卡」无法赴任 (As tensions rise, Taiwan’s incoming top representatives to Macau, Hong Kong unable to obtain visas, take up postings)
Radio France Internationale, March 18, 2019

China-El Salvador relationship wobbles: El Salvador President-elect Nayib Bukele criticized China publicly amid his U.S. visit
The Diplomat, March 18, 2019

China-based diplomats warn case of detained Canadians Kovrig and Spavor is “Sword of Damocles” hanging over their heads
South China Morning Post, March 18, 2019

本周登記黨內初選爭連任 蔡英文:只要我當總統一天 一國兩制不會發生 (Tsai Ing-wen registers to run for re-election in 2020, says Taiwan will not accept One Country, Two Systems “as long as I am president”)
The Stand News, March 18, 2019

CCP “exterminating Buddha” by destroying large statues
Bitter Winter, March 17, 2019

CPC Central Committee issues regulation on selection of officials
Xinhua, March 17, 2019

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China’s 2019 “Two Sessions” and the statement of artificial intelligence ambitions
The Diplomat, March 18, 2019

Google names Scott Beaumont to top Asia-Pacific job: Former head of China for U.S. tech group fills key post vacant since December
Financial Times, March 18, 2019

Google denies working with the Chinese military after Trump criticism
NBC News, March 17, 2019

Hong Kong (香港)

U.S. lawmakers concerned about Hong Kong’s proposed China extradition law, say democrats
Hong Kong Free Press, March 19, 2019

Police to investigate clashes in Hong Kong’s legislature after lawmaker and two security guards hurt during meetings of national anthem bill committee
South China Morning Post, March 18, 2019

Hong Kong human rights report shows “amber” warning light
Radio Free Asia, March 18, 2019

【香港生活艱難】2019年全球生活費最貴排行榜 香港首度排榜首 與巴黎新加坡並列 (Think tank ranks Hong Kong most expensive city to live in, along with Paris and Singapore)
Apple Daily, March 19, 2019

Commentary (评论)

中國共產黨不僅是「無神」,更將自己視為神 (CPC is not atheist; it sees itself as God)
The News Lens, March 19, 2019

【太陽花五週年】議場糾察組長黃燕茹:我的「運動傷害」來自社運參與者互相攻擊 (5 years after Sunflower Movement, an interview with prefect Huang Yanru: My “movement trauma” came from attacks from other participants)
The News Lens, March 18, 2019

“The 1992 Consensus”: One formula, too many interpretations
Jerome A. Cohen, March 18, 2019

Monday, March 18, 2019

Xinjiang (新疆)

China says 13,000 “terrorists” arrested in Xinjiang since 2014
Reuters, March 18, 2019

Related:
China strikes at terrorism, extremism in accordance with law: White paper
Sina, March 18, 2019

Chinese envoy calls Muslim detention centers “campuses”
Voice of America, March 15, 2019

Related:
China defends Xinjiang centers for Muslims, but aims to “downsize”
Reuters, March 15, 2019

China to prosecute top-ranking Uyghur official for corruption
Reuters, March 16, 2019

海外哈萨克人倡游行示威 促释放塞力克江 (Overseas Kazakhs to rally for release of jailed Serikzhan Bilash suspect he was coerced in video opposing rally)
Radio Free Asia, March 15, 2019

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China keeps “education” centers for prostitutes
Agence France-Presse, March 18, 2019

六四酒案周五開審 律師拒談開庭地點 (Detained for 3 years for “inciting subversion,” makers of satiric wine label about June Fourth finally get trial)
Ming Pao, March 18, 2019

捍卫人权 新疆张海涛被判重刑 其妻吁国际关注 (Wife of Zhang Haitao, Han activist serving 19 years for advocating for Xinjiang Muslims, urges international attention; no visits or communication allowed)
Radio Free Asia, March 15, 2019

刘守民:提高国家赔偿金数额,给当事人最有效的救济 (NPC representative Liu Shoumin proposes removing cap on state compensations for infringement on rights to life, health)
Legal Daily, March 15, 2019

Access to Information (信息公开)

Chinese university puts students to WeChat test to pass social media course
South China Morning Post, March 17, 2019

Why China silenced a clickbait queen in its battle for information control
The New York Times, March 16, 2019

Censored on WeChat: The disappearance of Ye Jianming, former chairman of CEFC China Energy
Global Voices, March 15, 2019

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

“我们这种怪咖”:台湾太阳花世代的政治新力量 (“Weirdos like us”: The new political power rising from Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement)
The New York Times, March 18, 2019

Vatican says China should not fear “distrust or hostility” from Catholic Church
Reuters, March 17, 2019

从难民到“模范少数族裔”:一批美国人的上海根 (From refugees to “model ethnic minorities”: The Shanghai roots of a group of Americans)
The New York Times, March 16, 2019

Tibet struggle’s slow slide off the global radar as Dalai Lama ages
Agence France-Presse, March 16, 2019

Related:
Is this the last Dalai Lama?
ChinaFile, March 15, 2019

Activists in Hong Kong and Taiwan feel heat as China fears “separatist” collusion
Reuters, March 15, 2019

Chinese netizens’ response to New Zealand mosque attacks
What’s On Weibo, March 15, 2019

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Chinese school principal sacked over claims moldy food found in canteen
South China Morning Post, March 17, 2019

Concerns grow over Chinese influence at UN Human Rights Council
Radio Free Asia, March 15, 2019

Related:
联合国人权理事会核可中国参加第三轮国别人权审议报告 (UN Human Rights Council adopts China human rights report, China responds: “China rejects interference in China’s internal affairs under the excuse of human rights,” “firmly walks on the path of human rights development with Chinese characteristics”)
Xinhua, March 16, 2019

U.S. at UN takes aim at China’s Belt and Road Initiative
Agence France-Presse, March 16, 2019

Free flow of ideas absent in China’s “Two Sessions,” observers say
Voice of America, March 15, 2019

中华人民共和国外商投资法 (NPC passes Foreign Investment Law, effective Jan 1, 2020; “Foreign investment shall comply with Chinese laws and not endanger national security”)
National People’s Congress, March 15, 2019

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Suspicion of Huawei, from 5G to under the sea
China Digital Times, March 14, 2019

Hong Kong (香港)

梁天琦等4人被控參與暴動案 陪審團開始退庭商議 (Jury considers verdict in retrial of Edward Leung riot case)
Radio Television Hong Kong, March 18, 2019

審議國歌法許智峯被指未經同意發言被趕離會議室 (Legislator expelled from LegCo meeting for “speaking without permission” to oppose chairman’s strict deadline for written questions on national anthem bill)
Radio Television Hong Kong, March 18, 2019

Activist “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung barred from entering Japan to attend trial of Hongkongers
Hong Kong Free Press, March 18, 2019

Mainland Chinese and Hong Kong officials lied to UN Human Rights Council about city’s high degree of autonomy, activists say
South China Morning Post, March 17, 2019

Give Hong Kong more leeway and separatism will subside, leading mainland Chinese constitutional scholar tells Beijing
South China Morning Post, March 17, 2019

European Union voices concern over Hong Kong’s plan to allow extraditions to mainland China
South China Morning Post, March 15, 2019

Related:
Beijing weighs in on Hong Kong extradition plan, urging doubters to respect the legal process, after Law Society calls for alternatives
South China Morning Post, March 16, 2019

9 protesters arrested at extradition demo released on bail, as group condemns guard for restraining female activist
Hong Kong Free Press, March 16, 2019

Related:
“Legalized kidnapping”: Hong Kong activists arrested following sit-in over China extradition law
Hong Kong Free Press, March 15, 2019

Hundreds of Hong Kong students skip school in call for action on climate change, joining global day of protest
South China Morning Post, March 15, 2019

Commentary (评论)

孔子學院沒有孔子,只剩一群追隨「無道之君」的讀書人 (When Confucius institutes are no longer Confucian)
The News Lens, March 18, 2019

China’s Xinjiang propaganda
Jerome A. Cohen, March 18, 2019

The Guardian view on Xinjiang’s detention camps: Not just China’s shame
The Guardian, March 17, 2019

China’s brutal “boarding schools”: Beijing’s indoctrination centers for Muslim Uyghurs are stark violations of human rights
The New York Times, March 17, 2019

China’s double standard on terrorism: While Beijing clamps down on Muslims in its own territory, it provides cover for Pakistan’s support of extremist groups
The Diplomat, March 15, 2019

再訪 Ian Johnson:宗教復興遭遇收緊治理,中國要打一場「靈魂之戰」嗎?(Interview with Ian Johnson: As religious revival meets stringent governance, is China trying to fight a “battle over the soul”?)
The Initium, March 15, 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019

Xinjiang (新疆)

U.S. mulling measures against those behind abuses in China's Xinjiang
Reuters, March 15, 2019

新疆维权人士在哈国被强迫认罪 (Kazakh activist Serikzhan Bilash, released on house arrest, was recorded, forced to sign documents confessing and agreeing to use government-appointed lawyer)
Radio Free Asia, March 14, 2019

Even China’s “model” Uyghurs aren’t safe: Uyghurs who have tried hard to assimilate into the majority Han Chinese culture have not been spared from detention
The Diplomat, March 14, 2019

At UN, West criticizes Xinjiang crisis
China Digital Times, March 14, 2019

Related:
“Disappointing and frustrating”: U.S. urges Muslim nations to condemn China’s Xinjiang abuses
Agence France-Presse, March 14, 2019

Chinese delegates introduce human rights progress in Xinjiang at UN side-event
People’s Daily, March 14, 2019

维吾尔人华盛顿影展 揭示中国政府暴行 (Photo exhibition in Washington, D.C., reveals the Chinese government’s atrocities against Uyghurs)
Voice of America, March 15, 2019

Related:
Pictures at an exhibition: The Uyghurs calvary displayed
Bitter Winter, March 14, 2019

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Chinese lawmakers propose lower age of criminal responsibility
Sixth Tone, March 14, 2019

Access to Information (信息公开)

Reddit has become a battleground of alleged Chinese trolls
Buzzfeed News, March 14, 2019

Chinese proposal aims to clean up live-streaming in the name of underage internet users
SupChina, March 14, 2019

China says it wants more “independent” think-tanks; however, they must be independent “with Chinese characteristics”
The Economist, March 14, 2019

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Cao Shunli died five years ago. She stood up to China on human rights, and so must we
The Guardian, March 14, 2019

Citing Foreign NGO Law requirements, U.S.-based NGO opts out of China summit
ChinaFile NGO Project, March 14, 2019

Chinese exchange student seeks political asylum after public denunciation of Xi
Radio Free Asia, March 14, 2019

Playwright Yang Zhefen shines a painful light on bullying culture in China
Radii China, March 14, 2019

Government Accountability (政府问责)

中国拒联合国人权整改建议 国际社会谴责 (International community condemns China’s rejection of UN recommendations on human rights situation)
Radio Free Asia, March 14, 2019

Related:
Inconvenient truths at China’s UN rights review: Chinese rejection of reform underscores plight of Muslims in Xinjiang
Human Rights Watch, March 13, 2019

China: Blatant disregard of UN human rights experts’ recommendations
Amnesty International, March 14, 2019

Government makes a mockery of UN human rights review
FIDH, March 14, 2019

最高法院暫緩取消與台灣自貿 薩爾瓦多候任總統:重新審視與北京關係 (El Salvador to re-evaluate relationship with Beijing as top court suspends termination of Taiwan trade agreement)
Ming Pao, March 15, 2019

Related:
Responding to El Salvador president-elect, China denies it meddles
Reuters, March 15, 2019

Behind China’s move to block Masood Azhar’s listing, a strategic reason
Hindustan Times, March 14, 2019

UN experts renew calls for probe into death of Cao Shunli
UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders, March 14, 2019

China, relocated: Tales from China’s homes away from home
Sixth Tone, March 14, 2019

Chinese authorities tighten restrictions in Qinghai amid Tibetan uprising anniversaries
Radio Free Asia, March 14, 2019

2018年美国的人权纪录和2018年美国侵犯人权事记 (China publishes 2018 Report on U.S. Human Rights, citing gun violence, discrimination against Muslims, Internet surveillance, sexual harassment, immigration policies, withdrawal from Human Rights Council)
Xinhua, March 14, 2019

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Huawei 5G: NATO considers action over security concerns as Trump pushes for U.S. domination
Independent, March 14, 2019

Google’s work in China benefiting China's military: U.S. general
Reuters, March 14, 2019

Hong Kong (香港)

香港眾志闖政總 政府「強烈譴責」 警抬走9名示威者 (Police arrest 9 protesters as Demosisto members rally at government headquarters to oppose extradition law amendments)
Ming Pao, March 15, 2019

White House invites pro-democracy politicians to explain situation in Hong Kong as officials scrutinizing China prepare study on city’s separate trading status
South China Morning Post, March 15, 2019

Hong Kong Cardinal John Tong announces measures against sex abuse of church minors, saying there is “no place for culture of silence”
South China Morning Post, March 15, 2019

Climate Strike Hong Kong: Student protesters urge gov’t to include youth reps in environmental bodies
Hong Kong Free Press, March 15, 2019

Related:
Climate Strike Hong Kong: Gov’t reaction to class boycott is ironic, short-sighted and dangerous
Hong Kong Free Press, March 15, 2019

UK may include human rights provisions in future Hong Kong trade deals, as minister says handover deal still active
Hong Kong Free Press, March 14, 2019

美国人权报告:北京破坏香港自治 (Beijing encroaching on Hong Kong’s autonomy, says U.S. human rights report)
Radio Free Asia, March 14, 2019

Related:
Washington points to Hong Kong National Party ban and disqualification of pro-democracy lawmakers as cause for concern in latest human rights report
South China Morning Post, March 14, 2019

Commentary (评论)

China’s selective version of Marxist theory is a puzzle
Financial Times, March 14, 2019

俄媒评中国“两会”:还是前苏联那一套 (Two Congresses is modeled after former Soviet Union, says Russian media)
Radio Free Asia, March 14, 2019

修改法例成串謊言 保安當局所為何事 (Why does Hong Kong’s Security Bureau insist on fugitive laws amendments made up of lies?)
The Stand News, March 14, 2019

当国家法律鼓励间谍行为
Where spying is the law
The New York Times, March 14, 2019

China’s assault on human rights is the one thing bringing Washington together
Washington Post, March 14, 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Xinjiang (新疆)

1.5 million Muslims could be detained in China's Xinjiang: Academic
Reuters, March 14, 2019

U.S. says China’s treatment of Muslim minority worst abuses “since the 1930s”
Reuters, March 13, 2019

Related:
Country reports on human rights practices for 2018: China (includes Tibet, Hong Kong, and Macau)
U.S. Department of State, March 13, 2019

U.S. steps up criticism of China for detentions in Xinjiang
The New York Times, March 13, 2019

Critic who exposed China’s Muslim camps is detained, even across the border
The New York Times, March 13, 2019

Uyghurs outside of Xinjiang being watched
Bitter Winter, March 13, 2019

Translation: “He deserves respect”
China Digital Times, March 13, 2019

Related:
Three poems by detained Uyghur poet “Tarim”
China Digital Times, March 13, 2019

“I Can’t Sleep: Homage to a Uyghur Homeland”: A Q&A with photographer Lisa Ross
ChinaFile, March 12, 2019

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Case of jailed Chinese rights lawyer “erased” from Tianjin court system
Radio Free Asia, March 13, 2019

Top Chinese court reveals 819 defendants were found not guilty nationwide last year
Caixin, March 13, 2019

Related:
最高法近年平反46起重大冤错案,已有多起涉经济产权类案件 (Supreme People’s Court corrected 46 wrongful convictions involving 94 individuals in past 3 years)
The Paper, March 13, 2019

最高法晒出成绩单:3年执结案件1936.1万件 执行到位4.4万亿元 (Supreme People’s Court report to NPC: 150 punishments under 11 categories for judgment defaulters, 3.66 million defaulters complied after pressure)
Legal Daily, March 13, 2019

Background: Jiang Yefei 姜野飞
Chinese Human Rights Defenders, March 13, 2019

性侵儿童案件定罪量刑标准需完善 (Sentencing guidelines for cases of sexual assault on children need improvements, says Procurator-General)
Beijing News, March 14, 2019

Access to Information (信息公开)

Students at China’s top university administered “political loyalty” surveys
SupChina, March 13, 2019

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Ji Sizun named 2019 recipient of Cao Shunli Memorial Award for Human Rights Defenders
Chinese Human Rights Defenders, March 14, 2019

河北律师卢廷阁失踪 朋友发求助信寻人 (Family of Hebei human rights lawyer missing after proposing constitutional reforms seeks help from lawyers’ association)
Radio Free Asia, March 13, 2019

推特直播直批习近平 大陆留学生说做了最还打算 (Chinese student studying in Taiwan criticizes Xi Jinping in livestream, says he’s ready for the worst)
Radio France Internationale, March 13, 2019

Report of moldy food in Chengdu school sparks investigation and protests
SupChina, March 13, 2019

Government Accountability (政府问责)

May “pursue other actions” if China continues to block Azhar designation: UNSC diplomat
The Hindu, March 14, 2019

Related:
China at UN delays bid to blacklist JeM leader Masood Azhar
Al Jazeera, March 14, 2019

Build new global alliances to limit China’s “illicit practices,” U.S. senators urged
South China Morning Post, March 14, 2019

蔡英文七招反制"一国两制" 两岸关系焦点转向? (Tsai Ing-wen raises 7 points to counter One Country, Two Systems proposal from Beijing)
Deutsche Welle, March 13, 2019

Related:
Taiwan can’t resist historic trend towards unification, says head of Chinese cross-strait group
South China Morning Post, March 14, 2019

State aid tied to loyalty displays in Tibet’s Markham County
Radio Free Asia, March 13, 2019

EU, in major shift, moves to confront China’s growing assertiveness
Wall Street Journal, March 13, 2019

Related:
EU sets out 10-point plan to balance China economic ties
Reuters, March 13, 2019

How the United States nudged the European Union towards a tougher stand on China
South China Morning Post, March 13, 2019

Wang Yang, top Chinese adviser, urges faith in Communist Party’s judgment in face of “unprecedented” challenges
South China Morning Post, March 13, 2019

家政服务将建“红黑名单” 选保姆不再“碰运气” (Ministry of Commerce, NDRC issue regulation to establish credit system for domestic workers)
Legal Daily, March 13, 2019

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Top U.S. universities shun cash from Huawei under Trump pressure
Bloomberg, March 13, 2019

China tech giants elbow into fast-growing Tibet
Nikkei Asian Review, March 13, 2019

China gains on U.S. in highly cited AI research
Wall Street Journal, March 13, 2019

Hong Kong (香港)

Leave political opinions to one side when deciding guilt, judge tells jurors in Mong Kok riot case
South China Morning Post, March 13, 2019

【移交逃犯擬修例】楊岳橋譚文豪赴台晤陸委會 籲港府勿攙政治目的 (Civic Party legislators meet with Taiwan Mainland Affairs Council, call on Hong Kong government to be practical, nonpolitical on extradition law amendments)
Ming Pao, March 13, 2019

Related:
【移交逃犯擬修例】公安部前副部長:300多內地重犯逃港 促積極修例 (Former mainland vice-minister of public security presses Hong Kong gov’t to be “proactive” in extradition law amendments, claims more than 300 fugitives hiding in Hong Kong)
Ming Pao, March 14, 2019

Security chief John Lee defends Hong Kong’s fugitive extradition proposal, citing positive public feedback
South China Morning Post, March 13, 2019

Village vandalism prompts police to investigate whether triads are trying to influence Hong Kong elections
South China Morning Post, March 13, 2019

Commentary (评论)

網絡審查員自述:以後決定互聯網平台發展的,是審核團隊 (Autobiography of an Internet censorship reviewer: Censorship teams decide future development of online platforms)
The Initium, March 14, 2019

在共產黨停止謊言之前,台灣無法與中國政府談真正的協議 (Taiwan cannot genuinely discuss agreements with China until CPC stops lying)
The News Lens, March 14, 2019

Why Huawei’s lawsuit against the U.S. defies common sense but makes perfect strategic sense
South China Morning Post, March 14, 2019

Huawei’s charm offensive won’t work
Washington Post, March 12, 2019

Republican donor Cindy Yang linked to Chinese influence machine
Foreign Policy, March 12, 2019

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Xinjiang (新疆)

China vows to continue crackdown fueling Muslim detention camps
Bloomberg, March 12, 2019

Related:
China says it may eventually phase out “vocational training centres” in Xinjiang where 1 million Uyghur Muslims are reportedly held for “re-education”
South China Morning Post, March 13, 2019

新疆官员谈拘禁营:“很像寄宿学校”
Muslim detention camps are like “boarding schools,” Chinese official says
The New York Times, March 13, 2019

U.S. envoy calls China’s Muslim camps “horrific,” wants probe
Associated Press, March 12, 2019

Rights activist who helped reveal China “re-education” system detained, released on house arrest in Kazakhstan
Globe and Mail, March 11, 2019

Related:
人权组织创办人将遭哈国警方软禁 (Kazakh human rights activist released but under house arrest, barred from taking interviews)
Radio Free Asia, March 12, 2019

Access to Justice (司法公正)

美宗教大使:若中方不改善李明哲處境,美方不排除進一步手段 (U.S. ambassador for international religious freedom calls on China to release jailed Taiwan activist Lee Ming-che)
The Initium, March 12, 2019

China’s judiciary works for “stability of regime, system”: Top judge
Radio Free Asia, March 12, 2019

检举人王林清引起的争议给中国“司法进步”蒙上阴影 (Case of disappeared whistleblower judge Wang Linqing casts shadow on China’s claimed “judicial progressiveness”)
Voice of America, March 12, 2019

Related:
“陕西千亿矿权案”暴露的中国法院副卷弊病 (Flaws in Chinese courts exposed by missing papers in mine ownership case)
Radio Free Asia, March 12, 2019

街头屏幕曝光老赖合法吗?江西省高院院长:合法 (Are billboards exposing citizen misconduct legal? Jiangxi High Court judge says yes)
Sina, March 12, 2019

Another Jasic Struggle confession footage emerges: Ideological struggle drawing a veil over class warfare
Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions, March 12, 2019

(两会受权发布)最高人民法院工作报告(摘要)(Supreme People’s Court report to NPC: People’s courts have “firmly defended national political security, especially security of regime and system”)
Xinhua, March 13, 2019

(两会受权发布)最高人民检察院工作报告(摘要) (Supreme People’s Procuratorate report to NPC: 6.4% increase in charges on infringing women’s personal rights, 105% increase in lawsuits supporting migrant workers)
Xinhua, March 13, 2019

Access to Information (信息公开)

【兩會】港台記者直擊:傳媒欲採訪新疆人大代表 遭武力驅趕 強搶記者證 (At Two Congresses, Hong Kong reporter barred from interviewing Xinjiang representatives, stopped from filming, press badges grabbed, kicked out)
The Stand News, March 12, 2019

China-funded Confucius Institutes targeted under new foreign influence scheme
Sydney Morning Herald, March 12, 2019

Parallelisms for the future
China Media Project, March 12, 2019

Is Chinese TV’s ban on bright hair color back?
SupChina, March 12, 2019

抖音海外版TikTok是如何改写世界的
How TikTok is rewriting the world
The New York Times, March 12, 2019

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

技术手段解决工人权益问题?(Can technology fix labor rights issues?)
China Labour Bulletin, March 13, 2019

女性艺术家曹斐:用超现实手法刻画中国现实
Shining a light on Chinese workers
The New York Times, March 13, 2019

Explaining China’s “People’s Congress” through the tales of three: A hand-raising automaton, an independent candidate, and an electoral activist
China Change, March 12, 2019

In full: Tibet activists across the world mark 60 years since failed uprising against Chinese occupation
Hong Kong Free Press, March 13, 2019

Related:
Beijing defends Tibet policies as Tibetans mark anniversary of uprising
China Digital Times, March 12, 2019

Taiwan urged to be more vocal in support of China-oppressed minorities
Focus Taiwan, March 12, 2019

Explained: Gay rights, LGBTQ, and same-sex marriage in Asia
South China Morning Post, March 12, 2019

两会期间上访 香港访民北京遭拦截 (Hong Kong citizens intending to petition at Two Congresses barred from entering Beijing, mainland “return home permits” revoked)
Radio Free Asia, March 12, 2019

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Indonesia says election under attack from Chinese, Russian hackers
Bloomberg News, March 13, 2019

呂秉權:中國維穩地圖——廣東「辣過」新疆 (Deconstructing China’s stability maintenance budget: RMB 1,369 billion spent in 2018, Guangdong Province ranked No. 1)
Ming Pao, March 13, 2019

Why is there more dissent inside Beijing’s legislative “two sessions” this year?
South China Morning Post, March 13, 2019

Republicans push bill to prevent spying on “sensitive” U.S. university research by students from China, Russia and others
South China Morning Post, March 13, 2019

Anti-China Western forces are using Christianity to subvert Beijing, official claims
Agence France-Presse, March 13, 2019

“中国人权事业的发展进步”主题边会在日内瓦举行 (China’sside event at UN Human Rights Council “Progress of human rights in China” highlights economic development, public health, environmental protection in Xinjiang, Tibet)
Xinhua, March 12, 2019

Disillusioned bureaucrats are fleeing China’s ministries
Bloomberg News, March 12, 2019

Beijing will increase pressure on Taiwan if it rejects one-China principle, warns government adviser
South China Morning Post, March 12, 2019

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

America’s undersea battle with China for control of the global internet grid
Wall Street Journal, March 12, 2019

Hong Kong (香港)

【逃犯條例】台立法院通過臨時提案 要求引渡安排僅適用台港兩地 (Taiwan Legislative Yuan passes uncontested motion to request Hong Kong extradition arrangements be applicable only between Hong Kong, Taiwan)
The Stand News, March 13, 2019

Hong Kong activist files legal challenge against gov’t decision not to prosecute ex-leader CY Leung
Hong Kong Free Press, March 12, 2019

British parliamentary committee urges London to “take action” and monitor closely human rights in Hong Kong under 1984 joint declaration
South China Morning Post, March 13, 2019

政府年耗逾千萬 「釘死」社運人士 (Hong Kong Department of Justice spent over HKD12 million from taxpayers on lawyers in cases against civil activists)
Apple Daily, March 12, 2019

#FridaysForFuture: Hong Kong student climate change protesters welcome “supportive” response from ESF schools
Hong Kong Free Press, March 7, 2019

Commentary (评论)

《粵港澳大灣區發展規劃綱要》面世了,有哪些香港人在反對?(Which Hong Kongers oppose Greater Bay Area development plans?)
Inmediahk.net, March 13, 2019

The detained Canadians: Brace yourselves, China’s “disappearances” are coming to the west
Hong Kong Free Press, March 13, 2019

Germany’s self-delusion about a “no-spying” pact with China
War on the Rocks, March 12, 2019

The Great Firewall of China — web of control
Financial Times, March 12, 2019

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Xinjiang (新疆)

Astana tries to silence China critics: Head of watchdog organization detained for work on Xinjiang camps
Foreign Policy, March 11, 2019

Related:
Kazakhstan releases Xinjiang rights activist to house arrest
Agence France-Presse, March 12, 2019

“Window into Xinjiang” closes with Kazakh arrest
China Digital Times, March 11, 2019

iPhone maker distances itself from “unauthorised” agency discriminating against China’s Uyghur and Tibetan ethnic minorities
South China Morning Post, March 11, 2019

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Wife of tortured Chinese rights lawyer calls for him to leave China
Radio Free Asia, March 11, 2019

反家暴,预防机制细化到幼儿园 (Shandong issues first local anti-domestic violence regulation, includes mandatory reporting obligations for kindergartens)
Legal Daily, March 10, 2019

風雨蘭個案回溯研究揭示性暴力求助數字持續上升 年輕受害人平均延遲13.2年求助 (NGO study reveals rising trend of sexual violence against women, 13.2 years average delay before seeking help)
Rain Lily, March 9, 2019

Access to Information (信息公开)

俄民众集会抗议封锁互联网 (Russians protest restrictive laws that would make Internet more like China’s)
Radio Free Asia, March 11, 2019

“Low-level red” and other concerns
China Media Project, March 11, 2019

Chinese Foreign Ministry denies opening Twitter account
The Hindu, March 11, 2019

Top 5 of China’s popular news apps
What’s on Weibo, March 11, 2019

TV drama highlights gender discrimination in Chinese families
Sixth Tone, March 11, 2019

New Zealand Labour MPs backtrack on Anne-Marie Brady committee decision
Radio New Zealand, March 8, 2019

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

湖北職校疑因戶藉問題 無幫學生報技能高考 學生上街維權與警爆衝突 (Police use violence against Hubei vocational school students protesting school’s failure to register them for public exams because of hukou restrictions)
The Stand News, March 11, 2019

U.S. academics call on Beijing to immediately release Canadian Michael Kovrig, saying his arrest has “chilling effect” on U.S.-China relations
South China Morning Post, March 11, 2019

Related:
Joint statement calling for the immediate release of Michael Kovrig
International Crisis Group, March 11, 2019

Four years on: The whereabouts of the “feminist five” and the sustainability of feminist activism in China
China Change, March 11, 2019

Sexist signs, burning banners, and misogynist trolls: This year’s Girl’s Day was a shameful mess
SupChina, March 11, 2019

Hundreds of Tibetans mark uprising anniversary in Taiwan amid warnings
Radio Free Asia, March 11, 2019

The Church of Almighty God’s refugees in Japan: A statement at the United Nations
Bitter Winter, March 9, 2019