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 30, 2020

Xinjiang (新疆)

Indonesia deported three Uygurs to China before Pompeo visit, security source says
South China Morning Post, October 30, 2020

Taiwan (台湾)

2 Same-sex Couples in Military Marry in First for Taiwan
Associated Press, October 30, 2020

Tibet (西藏)

Tibetan Woman Dies After Being Tortured in Chinese Custody
Radio Free Asia, October 29, 2020

Tibetan herders get used to their new lives as China tackles poverty
South China Morning Post, October 30, 2020

Access to Justice (司法公正)

张展绝食逾五个月不妥协 代理律师不堪压力退出 (Detained citizen journalist Zhang Zhan in month 6 of partial hunger strike; lawyer withdraws under pressure from authorities)
Radio Free Asia, October 30, 2020

Access to Information (公众知情权)

中国独立纪录片台湾展演 策展人: 纪录片导演被迫缺席和流亡 (Curator of Chinese independent documentary film festival in Taiwan: Directors have been forced into exile or absence)
Radio Free Asia, October 30, 2020

Government Accountability (政府问责)

国保不仅监控中国留学生言论,还胁迫他们“戴罪立功”当卧底 (Domestic security agents monitor speech of overseas Chinese students and turn them into undercover agents to “redeem” themselves)
Voice of America, October 30, 2020

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

报告称俄罗斯和中国是利用网络手段干预选举最多的国家 (Report names Russia, China as the top users of online means to interfere with elections)
Voice of America, October 30, 2020

Cyber-enabled foreign interference in elections and referendums
Australian Strategic Policy Institute, October 28, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

Explainer: How the national security law changed Hong Kong – month 4
Hong Kong Free Press, October 30, 2020

Hong Kong gov’t to take US to WTO over ‘Made in China’ regulations
Hong Kong Free Press, October 30, 2020

香港抗爭者「磚陣」 獲提名英國倫敦設計博物館年度設計獎 (Brick Arches used by Hong Kong protestors nominated for Beazley Designs of the Year)
The Stand News, October 30, 2020

Commentary (评论)

China’s Leaders Vow Tech ‘Self-Reliance,’ Military Power and Economic Recovery

The New York Times, October 30, 2020