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.

Friday, October 02, 2020

Xinjiang (新疆)

China confirms death of Uighur man whose family says was held in Xinjiang camps
The Guardian, October 2, 2020

China Doubles Down on Xinjiang Policy Amid Reports of Cultural Erasure
The Diplomat, October 2, 2020

Tibet (西藏)

China's 'Anti-Gang' Campaign Used to Crack Down on Tibetan Community Service Groups
Radio Free Asia, October 1, 2020

Access to Justice (司法公正)

网络书商售卖宗教书籍遭法院判囚7年 (Online book vendor is sentenced to 7 years for selling religious books)
Radio Free Asia, October 2, 2020

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China Uses Mental Illness to Discredit, Imprison Dissidents, Rights Observers Say
Voice of America, September 30, 2020

美国政府公布有关强迫劳动的报告,中国远超任何国家 (U.S. gov’t report finds China far surpasses other countries in use of forced labor)
Voice of America, October 2, 2020

List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor
U.S. Department of Labor, September 30,

前车之鉴!毒疫苗受害者家属质疑新冠疫苗 (Families of victims of various faulty vaccines in the past question the COVID-19 vaccine)
Radio Free Asia, October 1, 2020

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

教育选民还是虚假宣传?TikTok推出美国大选指南惹疑虑 (Educating voters or disinformation? TikTok’s guide to U.S. election raises concerns)
Voice of America, October 2, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

After Hong Kong: China sets sights on solving 'the Taiwan problem'
The Guardian, October 2, 2020

【傳媒觀察】改傳媒定義後首場大型示威 記協觀察員呂秉權:警圍封記者不理想,執法標準不一 (First mass protest after police revised definition of journalists; observer Bruce Lui Ping-kuen: Police surrounding journalists not ideal, and no enforcement standards)
CitizenNews, October 1, 2020

Commentary (评论)

Hong Kong – is it worth staying?
Hong Kong Free Press, October 2, 2020