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.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Xinjiang (新疆)

美学者分析新疆政府数据 发现大批儿童 “被寄宿” (Large numbers of Uyghur children are forced to attend boarding schools, Xinjiang government statistic suggests)
Radio Free Asia, October 20, 2020

Inner Mongolia (内蒙古)

Thousands Held in Inner Mongolia As Crackdown on Language Protesters Continues
Radio Free Asia, October 20, 2020

Taiwan (台湾)

Taiwan, China trade barbs over violent altercation in Fiji
Deutsche Welle, October 20, 2020

台湾研究报告:中国蓄意散布虚假信息 对台进行操弄和渗透 (Research report: China manipulates, infiltrates Taiwan by spreading false information)
Voice of America, October 20, 2020

中國對台資訊操弄及人際滲透研析 (Research and Analysis of China's Information Manipulations and Network Infiltrations in Taiwan)
IORG - Information Operations Research Group, October 16, 2020

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

In China, the Formidable Prosecutor Turned Lonely Rights Defender

The New York Times, October 20, 2020

Government Accountability (政府问责)

加拿大不退縮 中國外交部再施壓 (Canada steadfast against pressure from China)
Deutsche Welle, October 20, 2020

瑞士港人担心中瑞延长合作协议而被引渡回国 (Concerns grow among Tibetans, Uyghurs, Hong Kongers in Switzerland as it reviews extension of extradition agreement with China)
Radio France International, October 29, 2020

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Sweden bans Huawei, ZTE from 5G mobile networks
Al Jazeera, October 20, 2020

Chinese espionage in Australia at higher levels than Cold War, spy chief warns
Agence France-Presse, October 20, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

Coronavirus: Hong Kong relaxes social-distancing rules on local tour groups and weddings, as city records five new Covid-19 cases
South China Morning Post, October 20, 2020

Hong Kong protester announces asylum granted in Germany
Reuters, October 19, 2020

據報涉暴動中大學生獲德國庇護 北京重申反對干涉內政 (CUHK student suspected for rioting is reportedly granted asylum in Germany; Beijing: Strongly oppose any forms of interference)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 20, 2020

【送中 59 日】全球 30 個城市接力集會遊行 聲援 12 港人 關注組 10.25 晚辦網上集會 (Rallies planned in 30 cities to support the 12 Hong Kongers detained in China; concern group to hold online rally on October 25)
The Stand News, October 20, 2020

Banks in Hong Kong advised to report security law breaches to police

Financial Times, October 20, 2020

新聞自由、傳媒公信力評分創97以來新低 記協主席:受政治紅線限制 (Press freedom and credibility reach new low since 1997; Hong Kong Journalists Association chair cites political restrictions), October 20, 2020