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, December 06, 2019

Government Accountability (政府问责)

In the UN, China uses threats and cajolery to promote its worldview
The Economist, December 7, 2019

China needs people to have more children. So why punish those who do?
The Economist, December 5, 2019

對等反制 中國限美外交官行動 (China to limit activities of U.S. diplomats in retaliation for similar measures by U.S.)
Ming Pao, December 6, 2019

From Xinjiang to Ningxia, China’s ethnic groups face end to affirmative action in education, taxes, policing
South China Morning Post, December 5, 2019

意国会不满中国阻挠黄之锋作证通过调查香港警暴决议 (Italian parliament passes motion to support investigation of police violence in Hong Kong)
Radio France Internationale, December 5, 2019

Chinese Diplomacy Takes an Aggressive Turn
Foreign Policy, December 4, 2019

China’s man in Washington says US building ‘Berlin Wall’ against Beijing
South China Morning Post, December 5, 2019

Peru and U.S. close to signing deal to counter Chinese influence in region: diplomat
Reuters, December 5, 2019

China ‘world’s worst’ for invasive use of biometric data
South China Morning Post, December 5, 2019

Why is Germany silent on China's human rights abuses?
Deutsche Welle, December 5, 2019

China envoy warns of 'destructive forces' trying to undermine US ties
The Guardian, December 4, 2019

Himalayan Buddhists Reject Beijing’s Claim of Control Over Tibet’s Dalai Lama
Radio Free Asia, December 4, 2019