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, November 03, 2020

Xinjiang (新疆)

Six Camp Detainees From a Street in Xinjiang’s Uchturpan Have Died or Are Seriously Ill
Radio Free Asia, November 2, 2020

新疆女逃亡者:公安逼坐老虎凳、用电警棍电击胸部 (Woman who fled Xinjiang reports torture by police in China involving electric baton and “tiger chair”)
Radio Free Asia, November 3, 2020

Taiwan (台湾)

106 European lawmakers petition for Taiwan participation at World Health Org
Hong Kong Free Press, November 3, 2020

Access to Justice (司法公正)

【12 港人送中】中共打壓家屬委託律師 司法局要求呈交所有案件檔案 出庭前須向當局匯報 (China targets lawyer hired by family of one of Hong Kong 12; justice bureau demands lawyer submit all case files and report to authorities before appearing in court)
The Stand News, November 3, 2020

Access to Information (公众知情权)

China adds Beijing's positive Covid narrative to school curriculum
Independent, November 3, 2020

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Ant Group forced to suspend biggest share offering in history
The Guardian, November 3, 2020

China Turns to Lobsters, Wine and Coal to ‘Punish’ Australia
Bloomberg News, November 3, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong Journalist Arrested After Investigating Police Misconduct
The New York Times, November 3, 2020

【鏗鏘集編導追查7.21被捕】被控作出2項虛假聲明下周二提堂 蔡玉玲:一直恪守新聞工作者原則 (“Hong Kong Connection” producer who investigated 7.21 Yuen Long Attack is charged with 2 counts of false declarations; Bao Choy: I always uphold journalists' principle)
CitizenNews, November 3, 2020

港台鏗鏘集編導被捕|運輸署秘密收緊查車牌限制 拒交代原因 (Transport Department declines to comment on secretly tightening restrictions on public inquiries into license plates)
HK01, November 3, 2020

Hong Kong protests: two years’ jail for first person found guilty of doxxing police, families amid anti-government unrest
South China Morning Post, November 3, 2020

民主派24人涉六四非法集結 區院法官稱涉案集結和平 籲控方考慮轉介裁判法院處理 (District court views June Fourth gathering involving 24 democrats as peaceful, urges prosecution to consider transferring “illegal assembly” case to magistrates' court)
Ming Pao, November 3, 2020

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

中国取消第7届世界互联网大会引发关注 (China cancels 7th World Internet Conference)
Radio Free Asia, November 3, 2020