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.

Monday, November 09, 2020

Xinjiang (新疆)

维族人土耳其遭枪击 维族学者:伤者曾遭中国国安恐吓 (Uyghur is shot in Turkey; Uyghur scholar: Victim had been threatened by Chinese national security)
Radio Free Asia, November 6, 2020

Taiwan (台湾)

Coronavirus: Taiwan says it is not invited to WHO pandemic meeting after China’s ‘obstruction’
South China Morning Post, November 9, 2020

Access to Information (公众知情权)

As China’s Propaganda Push Continues, Wuhan Emerges as a Star

The New York Times, November 9, 2020

Government Accountability (政府问责)

LGBT couples in China campaign to be counted in national census
Reuters, November 9, 2020

《個人信息保護法》諮詢 內地律師憂強採信息惹糾紛 (Mainland lawyer fears Personal Information Protection Law will trigger rise in disputes over forced personal information collection)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 9, 2020

中共被控在海外骚扰“红通”人员,在国内挟持其家属为人质 (CPC is accused of harassing people overseas with “red warrants” and holding victims' families hostage in China)
Voice of America, November 7, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

美國報告批評香港人權急劇惡化 港府逐點反駁 指抹黑《港區國安法》 (U.S. report describes rapid deterioration of human rights in Hong Kong; HK gov't calls it a smear of Hong Kong’s National Security Law)
The Stand News, November 7, 2020

Rapid Deterioration of Human Rights in Hong Kong after Passage of National Security Law
Congressional-Executive Commission on China, November 4, 2020

Hong Kong security law: Police arrest ex-Studentlocalism member Tim Luk for ‘assisting fugitives’
Hong Kong Free Press, November 9, 2020

In Pictures: Over 100 gather in Tseung Kwan O to mourn Hong Kong student who died after 2019 demo
Hong Kong Free Press, November 9, 2020

Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers threaten mass resignation
Radio France Internationale, November 9, 2020

PLA video shows armoured personnel carriers driving through streets of Hong Kong before conducting live-fire exercise
South China Morning Post, November 8, 2020

As Hong Kong Law Goes After ‘Black Sheep,’ Fear Clouds Universities
The New York Times, November 7, 2020

12港人扣內地|深圳公安局拒公開官派律師資料 家屬擬行政覆議或提訴 (Shenzhen public security bureau declines to provide information of lawyers assigned to case of 12 Hong Kongers; family members to seek administrative actions)
Ming Pao, November 7, 2020