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.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Access to Justice (司法公正)

曾處理烏坎事件 陸豐市委書記鄔郁敏受查 (Wu Yuming, Party Secretary of Lu Feng CPC Committee who handled 2016 Wukan incident, is under discipline inspection)
Ming Pao, June 10, 2020

Government Accountability (政府问责)

中国试图通过美国报纸做宣传 (China attempts to spread propaganda using U.S. newspapers as vehicle)
Voice of America, June 10, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

Japan to draft G7 statement on China’s plans for Hong Kong national security law
South China Morning Post, June 10, 2020

Hong Kong police unit dedicated to enforcing new national security law already in the works, minister reveals to Post
South China Morning Post, June 10, 2020

李家超:警隊正成立專責部門執行國安法 具情報收集調查培訓等職能 (Hong Kong Secretary for Security: Police to form special department to enforce national security law empowered to gather intelligence, investigate, conduct training)
The stand News, June 10, 2020

Hong Kong’s public broadcaster RTHK must help nurture viewers’ sense of national identity, government-appointed chairman says
South China Morning Post, June 10, 2020

Beijing’s liaison office held ‘unprecedented’ round of meetings with senior Hong Kong officials to boost support for national security law
South China Morning Post, June 10, 2020

中国港澳办副主任张晓明阐述香港“政治问题” 北京话锋突变传递什么信号 (What signal is being sent in Beijing's drastic change in rhetoric on Hong Kong?)
BBC, June 10, 2020

立法會換屆選舉敲定9月6日舉行 提名期7月18日展開 (Legislative Council general election is set for Sept. 6, nominations to begin July 18)
HK01, June 10, 2020

民間集會團隊 6.12 愛丁堡廣場舉行宗教集會 警方籲市民勿參與 (Hong Kong Civil Assembly Team to hold religious assembly on June 12; police urge public not to participate)
The Stand News, June 10, 2020

港人示威纪念6/9百万人大游行一周年 (On anniversary, thousand Hong Kongers commemorate the million-strong anti-extradition march)
Voice of America, June 10, 2020

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Oversight of Chinese telecoms companies is lacking, US lawmakers find
South China Morning Post, June 10, 2020