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, September 24, 2020

Xinjiang (新疆)

新疆维族仍受关押? 澳洲智库揭北京四级监控 (Xinjiang Uyghurs still in custody? Australian think tank reveals Beijing's four levels of incarceration)
Deutsche Welle, September 24, 2020

Exploring Xinjiang's detention system
Australian Strategic Policy Institute, September 24, 2020

新疆穆斯林被要求接受喝酒培训 以磨灭其民族特 (Xinjiang Muslims are required to receive drinking training to erase their national identity)
Radio Free Asia, September 24, 2020

Taiwan (台湾)

台灣智庫民調 僅2%民眾認為自己是中國人 (Taiwan think tank polls show only 2% of respondents think they are Chinese)
Newtalk, September 24, 2020

【台灣智庫】「推動國家正常化」修憲民調記者會-會後新聞稿 (Press release on constitutional amendment polls for “Promoting National Normalization")
Taiwan Thinktank, September 24, 2020

Tibet (西藏)

西藏农牧民培训计划被指“强迫劳动” 中国强烈否认 (China strongly denies accusation of “forced labor” through program on training Tibetan farmers and herdsmen)
BBC, September 24, 2020

Xinjiang’s System of Militarized Vocational Training Comes to Tibet
The Jamestown Foundation, September 22, 2020

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Australian academics Clive Hamilton and Alex Joske banned from entering China
The Guardian, September 24, 2020

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China’s Draft Data Security Law: A Practical Review
The Diplomat, September 24, 2020

Facebook移除大量中国假帐号 重点关注东南亚及南海 (Facebook removes large number of fake Chinese accounts focused on Southeast Asia, South China Sea)
BBC, September 24, 2020

Removing Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior
Facebook, September 22, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong arrested over attending ‘unauthorised’ 2019 demo and mask ban
Hong Kong Free Press, September 24, 2020

Joshua Wong: Hong Kong police release activist on bail
Deutsche Welle, September 24, 2020

新聞業界三大訴求 促警取消修訂「傳媒」定義、停設採訪區 (Journalists' associations raise 3 demands to police: Cancel revised definition of the “media,” eliminate restricted briefing and interview areas, respect press freedom)
Ming Pao, September 24, 2020

外交部:在港媒體只要遵守法律 各項合法權利都獲保障 (China Ministry of Foreign Affairs: All lawful rights will be fully guaranteed foreign media and journalists compliant with laws and regulations)
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 24, 2020

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin's Regular Press Conference on September 24, 2020
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China, September 24, 2020

Commentary (评论)

'Don't Fall For the Chinese Communist Party's Divide-And-Rule Tactics'
Radio Free Asia, September 24, 2020