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.

Thursday, June 04, 2020

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Tiananmen Mothers Call on Beijing to Make Public Details of 1989 Massacre
Radio Free Asia, June 3, 2020

Statement by the Tiananmen Mothers: Tell the Truth, Refuse to Forget, Lies Written in Ink Cannot Conceal the Facts Written in Blood
Human Rights in China, June 1, 2020

Veteran 1989 Activist Detained Over Online Tiananmen Massacre Event
Radio Free Asia, June 3, 2020

Access to Information (公众知情权)

美国限制的中国官媒或增四家,对33家中国实体限制本周实施 (U.S. may restrict 4 more Chinese official media outlets; restrictions on 33 Chinese entities to go into effect this week)
Voice of America, June 4, 2020

Government Accountability (政府问责)

蓬佩奥公开接见六四幸存者 王丹:历史性的会面 (U.S. Sec’y of State Pompeo meets with 4 June Fourth survivors including Wang Dan)
Deutsche Welle, June 4, 2020

中共中央党校前教授蔡霞促撤换中共领导人 (Cai Xia, former professor of Central Party School, urges replacing CPC leader)
Radio Free Asia, June 4, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

國歌法6.4混亂中三讀通過 6.12刊憲即日實施 (Hong Kong passes controversial National Anthem Law, effective June 12)
HK01, June 4, 2020

Hong Kong protesters hold banned Tiananmen vigil as anthem law is passed
The Guardian, June 4, 2020

Thousands of Hongkongers defy police ban to commemorate Tiananmen Massacre victims at Victoria Park
Hong Kong Free Press, June 4, 2020

Police pepper spray Hong Kongers defying ban to mark Tiananmen
Reuters, June 4, 2020

【六四 三一】維園鐵欄鎖不住燭光 堅持點亮真相的人們 (Barricades fail to fetter Victoria Park's candlelight, meet the people who light up the truth)
The Stand News, June 4, 2020

社民連成員持毋忘六四花牌到中聯辦抗議並促放政治犯 (League of Social Democrats members call for release of political prisoners in front of Liaison Office)
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 4, 2020