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, July 02, 2019

Xinjiang (新疆)

Malaysian minister Mujahid Yusof Rawa under fire for calling Xinjiang Uygur camp a "training institution" on China visit
Agence France-Presse, July 2, 2019

Brainwashing, police guards and coercive internment: Evidence from Chinese government documents about the nature and extent of Xinjiang’s “Vocational Training Internment Camps”
Journal of Political Risk, July 1, 2019

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Police issue statement following death of detained man
Sixth Tone, July 1, 2019

Access to Information (信息公开)

Taiwan to crack down on unauthorized research collaborations with mainland China
Nature, July 1, 2019

China says Hong Kong violence "totally intolerable"
The Guardian, July 2, 2019

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

高智晟妻走到最前戰線 (Wife of 709 lawyer Gao Zhisheng marches at helm of Hong Kong protest)
Apple Daily, July 2, 2019

Government Accountability (政府问责)

British PM hopeful Jeremy Hunt urges Xi Jinping to keep Hong Kong’s freedoms
South China Morning Post, July 2, 2019

Hong Kong protests may give Taiwan’s leader a boost vs China
The Washington Post, July 1, 2019

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers
Deutsche Welle, July 2, 2019

Hong Kong (香港)

金鐘宣言 / 香港人民爭取其應有之普世價值及社會制度宣言 (“Admiralty Manifesto”: Statement of Hong Kongers fighting for universal values and rule of law), July 2, 2019

民陣秘書處家書:不要指責不要割蓆ㅤ永遠站在雞蛋的一方 (Civil Human Rights Front writes letter to Hong Kongers: Don’t condemn, don’t ostracize, always side with the oppressed)
The Stand News, July 2, 2019

Trashed Hong Kong legislature out of action for two weeks because of damage caused by protesters, says council president Andrew Leung
South China Morning Post, July 2, 2019

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam condemns “extremely violent” storming of parliament
The Guardian, July 2, 2019

林鄭凌晨四點見記者 揚言對衝擊立會人士追究到底 (Government will “pursue liability to the fullest,” says Carrie Lam on protesters that barged into LegCo), July 2, 2019

Photos of destruction and debate in the Hong Kong protests
The New York Time, July 1, 2019

The difference between Occupy and extradition protests: More Hongkongers now believe the use of violence is justified
South China Morning Post, July 2, 2019

Hong Kong: A timeline of mounting protests
Channel NewsAsia, July 2, 2019

2019 Hong Kong protests against extradition bill: A brief timeline
Human Rights in China, June 28, 2019

Commentary (评论)

To win the “battle for Hong Kong,” Beijing must stop treating it as just another Chinese city
South China Morning Post, July 2, 2019

Hong Kong’s fortune is slipping out of its hands – that’s the message of its historic protests
South China Morning Post, July 2, 2019

承認我們的無知,讓出一條道路給年輕人吧 (Admit ignorance, give way to youngsters)
The Initium, July 2, 2019

好意思說要「深切反省」?你連記者的問題都不懂答 (“Deeply reflect?” Carrie Lam doesn’t even know how to answer journalist questions), July 2, 2019