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.

Wednesday, November 04, 2020

Xinjiang (新疆)

Man 'forced' to inform on fellow Uighurs for China is shot in Turkey
Agence France-Presse, November 4, 2020

Taiwan (台湾)

US approves Taiwan drone purchase as arms sales escalate
Channel News Asia, November 4, 2020

Government Accountability (政府问责)

'Jack Ma is tamed': How Beijing showed tech entrepreneur who is boss
The Guardian, November 4, 2020

Australia calls for China to 'play by the rules' after reports of multibillion-dollar trade bans
The Guardian, November 3, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

Student journalist charged with obstructing Hong Kong police and resisting arrest during mall demo
Hong Kong Free Press, November 4, 2020

Canada makes plan to evacuate its citizens from Hong Kong
The Guardian, November 3, 2020

十四五規劃建議:落實中央對特區全面管治權 堅決防範遏制外部勢力干預港澳事務 (The 14th Five-Year Plan Proposals: Fully implement CPG right of governance over special administrative regions; firmly prevent and contain foreign interference in Hong Kong and Macao's affairs)
CitizenNews, November 4, 2020

中共中央关于制定国民经济和社会发展第十四个五年规划和二〇三五年远景目标的建议 (CPC leadership's proposals for formulating the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) for national economic and social development and long-range objectives through 2035)
Central People's Government of the People's Republic of China, November 3, 2020

工聯會倡内地向港供教材、大灣區辦展覽 助港人理解國情 ( Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions urges import of mainland textbooks, cultural exhibition in Greater Bay Area to increase Hong Kongers' understanding of China)
HK01, November 4, 2020

稱助鍾翰林等 5 人尋美領館庇護 居英港人組織:按其意願協助及公開事件 (UK-based Friends of Hong Kong group: Assistance to Tony Chung and 4 others’ attempt to seek asylum from U.S. consulate and public disclosure of incident are in accordance with Chung's wish)
The Stand News, November 4, 2020

入境處收緊結婚紀錄查冊規定 《蘋果》投訴 申訴專員將全面調查 (Immigration Department tightens restrictions on public inquiries into marriage records; Office of Ombudsman to fully investigate Apple Daily's complaint)
The Stand News, November 4, 2020