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, October 05, 2020

Xinjiang (新疆)

Saving Uighur Culture From Genocide
The Atlantic, October 4, 2020

联合国过问 中国证实失踪维族男已病逝 (Following UN Working Group inquiry, China confirms missing Uyghur man has died of illness)
Deutsche Welle, October 5, 2020

Inner Mongolia (内蒙古)

内蒙古双语教学争议与中国少数民族政策的微妙变化 (The controversy of bilingual teaching in Inner Mongolia and the subtle change in China's policy on ethnic minorities)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 3, 2020

Taiwan (台湾)

Taiwan Debates Military Preparedness Measures as Chinese Threats Escalate
The Diplomat, October 3, 2020

Access to Information (公众知情权)

中国黑手干涉学术自由:比利时学者讲述亲身经历 (China interferes with academic freedom: Belgian scholar tells personal story)
Radio France Internationale, October 4, 2020

Government Accountability (政府问责)

United States closes immigration door to communists in clear swipe at China
South China Morning Post, October 4, 2020

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

打赢对华数字贸易战 美专家:建立民主国家互联网 (US Expert on how to win the Digital Trade War with China: Build an Internet of Democracies)
Voice of America, October 3, 2020

Weaponizing Digital Trade--Creating a Digital Trade Zone to Promote Online Freedom and Cybersecurity
The Council on Foreign Relations, September 29, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

港台顧委會討論《鏗鏘集》721 特輯 有委員促檢視陳述是否平衡 (RTHK Board of Advisors to review the 7.21 Yuen Long Attack episode of “Hong Kong Connection” aired this year)
HK01, October 5, 2020

美國務院斥港警 10.1 濫捕 港府:美官員雙重標準 促停止干預港事務 (US condemns Hong Kong police’s arbitrary arrests of protesters on October 1; HK gov't: “double standards” and stop interfering in HK's affairs)
The Stand News, October 4, 2020

On the Arrests of Hong Kong Protestors
U.S. Department of State, October 3, 2020

HKSAR Government strongly deplores and opposes US statement
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, October 4, 2020

反送中以來首度有教師被釘牌 教局指控教材散播港獨信息 據報涉九龍塘宣道小學 (First revocation of teacher’s license since the anti-extradition movement; Education Bureau slams teaching materials for spreading Hong Kong independence message)
The Stand News, October 5, 2020

Commentary (评论)

Making Hong Kong China
Democracy Digest, October 5, 2020

World must push back against China’s refusal to honour its Hong Kong deal
Hong Kong Free Press, October 4, 2020

Opinion: China's ethnic socialism
Deutsche Welle, October 2, 2020

“人类命运共同体”为何在西方不受待见?(Why is the concept of “community with a shared future for mankind” not welcome in the West?)
Voice of America, October 5, 2020