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, June 08, 2020

Xinjiang (新疆)

China's Uighurs convicted in sham trials at Xinjiang camps
Deutsche Welle, June 8, 2020

Access to Justice (司法公正)

重庆民营企业家李怀庆涉嫌煽动颠覆国家政权罪案将于2020年6月8日开庭 (Two years in custody, Chongqing entrepreneur Li Huaiqing goes on trial for “inciting subversion of state power”)
Weiquanwang, June 8, 2020

人权捍卫者张五洲女士白云山举牌纪念六四、反香港国安法而遭广东警方刑事拘留 (Rights defender Zhang Wuzhou is criminally detained in Guangdong for opposing Hong Kong national security legislation and commemorating June Fourth victims)
Weiquanwang, June 7, 2020

大陆公开纪念六四31周年的湖南株洲民主勇士陈思明被中共当局行政拘留15天 (Hunan Rights defender Chen Siming is placed under 15-day administrative detention for commemorating June Fourth victims)
Weiquanwang, June 6, 2020

Access to Information (公众知情权)

China Hails Its Virus Triumphs, and Glosses Over Its Mistakes
New York Times, June 7, 2020

Full Text: Fighting COVID-19: China in Action
The State Council Information Office: The People's Republic of China, June 7, 2020

Coronavirus pandemic shows global consequences of China’s local censorship rules
South China Morning Post, June 7, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

Japan watching Hong Kong situation with ‘deep concern’, Shinzo Abe says
South China Morning Post, June 8, 2020

‘Wear black and join street booths on June 12’: Hong Kong activist urges protesters to mark anniversary of clashes with police
South China Morning Post, June 8, 2020

港版國安法|張曉明批反對派欲奪權變天 促港人思考2047香港命運 (HKMAO deputy director Zhang Xiaoming says opponents of national security law are trying to overturn government, urges Hong Kongers to consider region’s post-2047 future)
HK01, June 8, 2020

20200608 《基本法》頒布三十周年網上研討會
TMHK - Truth Media Hong Kong, June 8, 2020

楊潤雄稱教導國歌時若有事情校方處理不到可找警方協助 (Secretary for Education: Call the police if disruption during teaching of national anthem is unmanageable)
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 6, 2020

17區民主派區議員通過議案 要求撤回「港區國安法」 (Pro-democracy members of 17 district councils pass resolution to request withdrawal of national security law for Hong Kong)
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 6, 2020