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.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Xinjiang (新疆)

新疆一歌手“唱不该唱的歌”被捕 (Kazakh singer detained since December for “singing songs that should not be sung” )
Radio Free Asia, March 23, 2020

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China Exonerates Late Whistleblowing Doctor Li Wenliang
Radio Free Asia, March 20, 2020

中国:联合国专家对三名人权律师处强迫失踪状态表示关切 (UN experts gravely concerned by enforced disappearance of three human rights lawyers)
United Nations, March 23, 2020

Access to Information (公众知情权)

陈秋实疑居家监视隔离 方斌与李泽华呢? (Chen Qiushi is believed to be isolated under “residential surveillance”; what about fellow citizen journalists Fang Bin, Li Zehua?)
Radio France Internationale, March 23, 2020

南早:4.3万隐性“带毒者”中国未包括确诊数字之内 (SCMP: China has excluded 43,000 non-symptomatic coronavirus carriers from its number of confirmed cases)
Radio France Internationale, March 23, 2020

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Radio France Internationale, March 20, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

Petrol bomb attack at Hong Kong police married quarters
South China Morning Post, March 23, 2020

Hundreds commemorate 15-year-old Hong Kong student who died last September
Hong Kong Free Press, March 23, 2020

防暴警員元朗多次驅散帶走多人 有記者被胡椒噴劑噴中 (Yuen Long riot police take away many in repeated dispersals; reporter is among those pepper-sprayed)
Radio Television Hong Kong, March 22, 2020