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.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Xinjiang (新疆)

“扫黑除恶”入疆 少数民族被“黑”? (As anti-triad campaign enters Xinjiang, Muslims fear retroactive prosecution of minor offenses as “triad” crimes)
Radio Free Asia, April 16, 2019

HRIC note: Article also reports that Internet police imposed “ten prohibitions” on WeChat groups, vowing prosecution of dissemination of any content or speech “unfavorable to state, Party, society . . . anytime, anywhere.”

Successful Uyghur developer confirmed detained by Xinjiang authorities
Radio Free Asia, April 16, 2019