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 10, 2020

Xinjiang (新疆)

新疆哈萨克族男子越境逃亡被捕 面临遣返 (Xinjiang Kazakh asylum seeker arrested in Ukraine facing deportation to China)
Radio Free Asia, November 10, 2020

加拿大指责中方“任意拘押”其公民 中国外交部称“胁迫外交”扣不到中方头上 (Canada accuses China of arbitrary arrests of Canadian citizens; China’s MFA: “Coercive diplomacy” hat doesn't fit China)
Reuters, November 10, 2020

Access to Information (公众知情权)

2020中国记者节: 二十万记者通过“习思想”考试 (Over 200,000 journalists passed “Xi Jinping Thought” exam since new requirement in late 2019)
Radio Free Asia, November 9, 2020

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

爭取人口普查註記 中國同性伴侶盼被認同 (Same-sex couples in China seek recognition through census)
Deutsche Welle, November 10, 2020

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Brazil suspends Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine trials
The Hindu, November 10, 2020

China Extends Reach in the Caribbean, Unsettling the U.S.

The New York Times, November 10, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong journalist who produced Yuen Long attack documentary for RTHK formally charged over database search
South China Morning Post, November 10, 2020

US hits four more officials over Hong Kong freedoms
Agence France- Presse, November 10, 2020

National security law: Australian universities move to protect Hong Kong students
South China Morning Post, November 10, 2020

人大DQ・拆局|北京強化鄧小平「愛國者治港」界線 (Beijing to emphasize Deng Xiaoping's “patriots rule Hong Kong” requirement)
HK01, November 10, 2020

Commentary (评论)

Xi Jinping’s Strength is China’s Weakness

The New York Times, November 10, 2020