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, July 27, 2020

Xinjiang (新疆)

土耳其维族导游寻母未果 友人告知已获刑 (Uyghur working in Turkey finds out mother, missing for 2 years in Xinjiang, is serving a 5-year sentence)
Deutsche Welle, July 27, 2020

解放报:继续在新疆生产是不负责任的行为 (Libération: Continued production in Xinjiang is irresponsible conduct)
Radio France Internationale, July 27, 2020

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Wife Says Rights Lawyer Ding Jiaxi Tortured in Shandong Detention Center
Radio Free Asia, July 24, 2020

廣州街頭反國安法 內地維權人士被刑拘遭酷刑 家屬:手腳被扣起成「人球」 (Guangzhou rights activist is criminally detained and tortured for protesting National Security Law for Hong Kong; family says authorities bound her up into a “human ball” for days)
The Stand News, July 26, 2020

Government Accountability (政府问责)

投诉越来越多 CGTN有可能在英国遭禁 (Facing multiplying complaints, CGTN may be banned in the UK)
Deutsche Welle, July 27, 2020

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Surveillance state: 18 of the world’s 20 most monitored cities are in China
South China Morning Post, July 26, 2020

India bans 47 more Chinese mobile apps
Channel News Asia, July 27, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong says no more int’l lobbying as democrats reply to gov’t election questions
Hong Kong Free Press, July 27, 2020

Hong Kong gov’t grills 9 pro-democracy election hopefuls on political stance as candidates prepare for disqualification
Hong Kong Free Press, July 26, 2020

政治風雲失教席 邵家臻非首個 其中一人更曾教過游蕙禎 (Bottle Shiu Ka-chun and “Godfather of localism” are among teachers fired in a political storm)
HK01, July 27, 2020

接受《大公報》專訪 海關關長鄧以海:守衛國安做到銅牆鐵壁 關員將受國安法培訓 (Hermes Tang, Commissioner of Customs and Excise of Hong Kong, in Tai Kung Pao interview: Custom agents to go through training to build an iron wall to safeguard national security)
The Stand News, July 27, 2020