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 09, 2020

Xinjiang (新疆)

Uighurs tell Australian inquiry of 'intimidation and harassment' from Chinese government
The Guardian, October 8, 2020

Taiwan (台湾)

北京再向国际组织施压 强行为台湾官方组织改名 (Beijing pressures int’l group to rename official Taiwan organization)
Radio Free Asia, October 9, 2020

Tibet (西藏)

藏人行政中央负责人:不放弃谋求真正自治 (Head of Central Tibetan Administration: Don't give up seeking true autonomy)
Deutsche Welle, October 8, 2020

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

U.S. Explores Curbs on Ant Group, Tencent Payment Systems
Bloomberg, October 7, 2020

WeChat, Wild Rumors and All, Is Their Lifeline. Washington May End That.

The New York Times, October 9, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong protests: telecoms worker earns city’s first criminal conviction for doxxing during anti-government unrest
South China Morning Post, October 9, 2020

Hongkongers living in China could be allowed to vote in HK elections as democrats voice concern over ‘vote-rigging’
Hong Kong Free Press, October 9, 2020

Commentary (评论)

中国的“推特外交”是怎么炼成的?(How does China hone its "Twitter diplomacy"?)
Radio Free Asia, October 8, 2020

Corporations Must Do Their Part to Preserve Democracy

The New York Times, October 9, 2020