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, April 14, 2020

Xinjiang (新疆)

美国纪录片暗访新疆:官员直言,维吾尔人没有人权 (In footage shot undercover, U.S. documentary shows official saying: Uyghurs have no human rights)
Radio Free Asia, April 10, 2020

China Undercover
Frontline (PBS), April 7, 2020

Access to Justice (司法公正)

中国导演拍许志永纪录片遭“煽颠”监居 家人打破沉默要求公义 (Chinese director of Xu Zhiyong documentary is put under residential surveillance on "incitement" charges; family speaks out, seeks justice)
Voice of America, April 15, 2020

Access to Information (公众知情权)

Beijing tightens grip over coronavirus research, amid US-China row on virus origin
CNN, April 13, 2020

China clamping down on coronavirus research, deleted pages suggest
The Guardian, April 11, 2020

中媒: 当局曾告诫医院“注意政治影响” (Chinese media: Authorities warned hospital on "political impact" of information on coronavirus)
Deutsche Welle, April 13, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong student carrying two petrol bombs arrested outside police station
South China Morning Post, April 14, 2020

Hong Kong barristers call on Beijing to 'exercise restraint' in comments
Reuters, April 14, 2020

Special Report: Hong Kong judges battle Beijing over rule of law as pandemic chills protests
Reuters, April 14, 2020

港澳辦譴責內會拖延選主席 中聯辦點名批郭榮鏗 (State Council’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office condemns delay of election of LegCo House Committee chair and deputy chair, Liaison Office accuses Dennis Kwok)
Ming Pao, April 13, 2020

林鄭月娥:港澳辦中聯辦非干預 郭榮鏗阻撓內會選主席「鐵證如山」 (Carrie Lam: Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office and Liaison Office are not interfering in Hong Kong's affairs, evidence of Dennis Kwok delaying election is solid)
Ming Pao, April 14, 2020

Commentary (评论)

新华社“疫情纪事”距离真相有多远?(2) (国际合作篇) (How far is Xinhua News Agency's "epidemic chronicle" from the truth? (2) (International Cooperation))
Voice of America, April 14, 2020