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.

Thursday, November 05, 2020

Taiwan (台湾)

台湾曝最大旅游网为中资控股 董事为政协委员 (Largest travel network in Taiwan is exposed as Chinese-owned, its director a CPPCC member)
Radio Free Asia, November 5, 2020

Tibet (西藏)

Railway Planned For Tibet Will Strengthen China’s Regional Control: Experts
Radio Free Asia, November 4, 2020

Access to Justice (司法公正)

代理十二港人 人权律师卢思位被审查 (Lu Siwei, human rights lawyer hired by a Hong Kong 12 family, is under investigation)
Radio Free Asia, November 4, 2020

张展看守所绝食近六个月 海内外千人网上声援促放人 (In online campaign, thousands at home and abroad call for release of detained citizen journalist Zhang Zhan now in 6th month of partial hunger strike)
Radio Free Asia, November 5, 2020

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China’s Southeast Asian ‘Vaccine Diplomacy’ Comes Into Relief
The Diplomat, November 5, 2020

Chinese-Australian community leader charged under Australia's new foreign interference laws
The Guardian, November 5, 2020

李克强河南视察民情 社区高处传来“冤枉啊” (Petitioner’s cry of "injustice" mars Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to Henan)
Radio Free Asia, November 5, 2020

兰州兽医研究所泄布鲁氏菌案今报后续 仍指偶发 (Report says outbreak of brucellosis that originated from Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute was an accident)
Radio France Internationale, November 5, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong police launch national security law tip-off line for WeChat, SMS and email
Hong Kong Free Press, November 5, 2020

Exclusive: RTHK Radio 3 to play Chinese national anthem daily from mid-Nov – sources
Hong Kong Free Press, November 5, 2020

欧盟关注香港议员被捕 欧版马格尼茨基法有望人权日前问世 (EU is closely following arrests of LegCo members; EU Magnitsky Act may be ready before Human Rights Day)
Radio Free Asia, November 4, 2020

Hong Kong: Statement by the Spokesperson on the arrest of several pro-democracy lawmakers and former lawmakers
European Union, November 2, 2020

Explainer | Why RTHK journalist was arrested, and what that could mean for future of investigative reporting in Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, November 5, 2020

曾投訴旺角女廁內遭警噴椒鋤頸 網媒「娛賓」女記者今早被上門拘捕 11.9 九龍城裁判法院提堂 (Ben Yu Entertainment journalist who filed complaint against police for attacking her in women’s room is arrested; court date scheduled for Nov 9)
The Stand News, November 5, 2020

港台編導被捕 美國務院:深切關注 促中共停止衝擊新聞自由 (U.S. State Department expresses deep concern about the arrest of RTHK journalist, urges CPC to cease attacks on press freedom)
The Stand News, November 5, 2020

港區國安法│教育局月中推教師課程 培訓總體國家安全觀 (Education Bureau to launch national security trainings for teachers in mid-Nov)
HK01, November 5, 2020

粵港澳大灣區中小學校長聯合會將成立 盼大灣區教育更「一體化」 (Greater Bay Area to establish primary, middle school principal league aimed at a more “unified” education in the area)
HK01, November 5, 2020