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.

Friday, September 24, 2021

Xinjiang (新疆)

Afghan Uyghurs Fear Deportation as Taliban Cozy Up to China
塔利班示好中国,阿富汗维吾尔人担忧被驱逐出境

The New York Times, September 24, 2021

Taiwan (台湾)

China sends jets and bombers near Taiwan as Beijing opposes island’s trade deal bid
The Guardian, September 24, 2021

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Chinese civil rights activist Xu Zhiyong accused of plotting ‘colour revolution’ to subvert state power
South China Morning Post, September 24, 2021

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

China: #MeToo, inequality, harassment and sexual politics in the workplace
The Conversation, September 24, 2021

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China’s Power Cuts Widen Amid Shortages and Climate Push
Bloomberg, September 23, 2021

China Detains Business Chiefs as Its Corporate Crusade Expands
The New York Times, September 24, 2021

中国观察:习近平为何要带领中国“重返”社会主义 (China Watch: Why Xi Jinping wants to bring China “back” to socialism)
BBC News, September 24, 2021

中国迫害宗教自由事件倍增 当局鼓励群众互相揭发举报 (Religious freedom related cases doubled in China; local authorities issue reward for reporting “illegal religious activities”)
Voice of America, September 24, 2021

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

新的数据保护法为在华外企增添难题 (Data Protection Law—the new challenge to foreign businesses in China)
Radio France Internationale, September 24, 2021

Chinese law enforcers told use AI, big data to improve security in unstable times
South China Morning Post, September 24, 2021

Commentary (评论)

‘China’s Search for a Modern Identity Has Entered a New and Perilous Phase’
ChinaFile, September 23, 2021

Hong Kong’s National Security Promises Were All Hollow
Foreign Policy, September 23, 2021

How the national security law is hastening the demise of Hong Kong cinema
South China Morning Post, September 24, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong national security law: Democratic Party members among 10 district councillors challenged over oath validity after latest ceremony
South China Morning Post, September 24, 2021

Related:
Oaths of ten district councillors doubtful, says govt
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 24, 2021

【區議員宣誓】47 人案被告劉偉聰等多名「高危」人士出席 李文浩拒宣誓(District councilor Lawrence Lau, who is one of the 47 charged with subversion, attends oath-taking ceremony; Sham Shui Po district councilor Lee Man-ho refuses to take oath)
Stand News, September 24, 2021

Hong Kong Is Holding Elections. It Wants Them to Look Real.
香港立法会选举:当民主变成一场表演

The New York Times, September 24, 2021

Hong Kong Democratic Party says it will stay relevant to voters regardless of election stance, calls for universal suffrage
Hong Kong Free Press, September 24, 2021

We are no threat to national security, group behind Tiananmen Square vigil in Hong Kong tells security chief
South China Morning Post, September 24, 2021

Related:
Hong Kong Tiananmen Massacre vigil group leader urges members to vote against disbanding in message from prison
Hong Kong Free Press, September 24, 2021

鄒幸彤涉煽動顛覆國家政權等罪 保釋覆核遭拒9月30日再訊(Bail denied again for Hong Kong Alliance vice-chair Chow Hang-tung charged with “inciting subversion of state power”)
Ming Pao, September 24, 2021

Five unionists see "seditious” sheep books case adjourned to mid-November
The Standard, September 24, 2021

Beijing blasts ‘criminal record’ of US in Hong Kong with list detailing more than 100 examples of alleged interference
South China Morning Post, September 24, 2021

Related:
Fact Sheet: U.S. Interference in Hong Kong Affairs and Support for Anti-China, Destabilizing Forces
美国干预香港事务、支持反中乱港势力事实清单
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China, September 24, 2021

Hong Kong's Expansive National Security Law Swallows Activists, Bail Requests, and M&Ms
China Digital Times, September 23, 2021

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Access to Justice (司法公正)

'I Have to Keep Going For my Son': Jailed Activist's Mother
Radio Free Asia, September 23, 2021

湖北民营企业主郝明静因上访被判刑,囚禁精神病院(Hubei private business owner Hao Mingjing is sentenced for petitioning and imprisoned in mental hospital)
Weiquanwang, September 23, 2021

Government Accountability (政府问责)

中国五省再大规模限电 部分企业被逼停产至十一长假(China's five provinces once again implement large-scale power rationing, forcing some companies to suspend production until National Day holiday)
Radio Free Asia, September 23, 2021

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Experts say China’s low-level cyberwar is becoming severe threat
The Guardian, September 23, 2021

中国企业数据库独立吗?北京自己揭穿这个大谎言(Are the databases of Chinese companies independent? China itself exposes this big lie)
Voice of America, September 23, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

Exclusive | Hong Kong national security law: time is ‘ripe’ for Article 23 with focus on combating ‘state-level spying’, minister says
South China Morning Post, September 23, 2021

Hong Kong elections: ‘majority support’ among Democratic Party members for Legislative Council boycott following Beijing’s system overhaul
South China Morning Post, September 22, 2021

賢學思政黃沅琳被控串謀煽動顛覆不准保釋 連同王逸戰陳枳森朱慧盈11月3日訊(Fourth Student Politicism member Wong Yuen-lam arrested for conspiring to "incite secession" is denied bail, case adjourned until Nov. 3)
Ming Pao, September 23, 2021

Hong Kong teenager jailed for nearly 5 years after assaulting bystander, pulling trigger on police officer’s shotgun during snatch attempt at protest
South China Morning Post, September 23, 2021

Beijing appoints veterans to its state-level Hong Kong office to improve messaging on national security law, other city policies
South China Morning Post, September 23, 2021

National security law: Hongkongers celebrating Taiwan’s Double Tenth public holiday risk secession charge, security chief warns
South China Morning Post, September 23, 2021

鄒幸彤籲反對支聯會解散議案 稱自行解散立即失去聲音話語權(Hong Kong Alliance vice-chair Chow Hang-tung opposes resolution to disband: Right to speak will immediately be lost)
Ming Pao, September 23, 2021

Hong Kong group supporting human rights lawyers in China is latest to disband amid police pressure
Hong Kong Free Press, September 23, 2021

九龍區議員宣誓在即 慈雲山建設力量宣布解散 寄語居民不論風雨繼續為社區盡力(Tsz Wan Shan Constructive Power disbands before oath-taking for Kowloon district counillors)
Stand News, September 22, 2021

本民前成員鍾雪瑩疑替老囚友按摩 傳二人同遭鎖入水飯房 上月 JR 女犯夏季不可穿短褲(Chung Suet-ying, former member of localist group Hong Kong Indigenous in detention awaiting trial related to 2019 protests, is put in solitary for providing massage to elderly cellmate)
Stand News, September 22, 2021

【政務官空降】海事處前副處長施金獎空降港台 任副廣播處長(Former Deputy Director of Marine is now Deputy Director of Broadcasting at Radio Television Hong Kong)
Stand News, September 23, 2021

UK warned Hong Kong critics to avoid China extradition nations: campaigner
Agence France-Presse, September 23, 2021

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Government Accountability (政府问责)

中国"娘炮"禁令持续发酵 北京广电局发文引非议 (China expands “sissy” ban; notice from Beijing Municipal Radio and Television Bureau sparks criticism)
Radio Free Asia, September 21, 2021

罗冠聪:中国威权崛起构成生存威胁 民主国家亟需多边联盟 (Nathan Law: China's rising authoritarianism is an existential threat; democratic countries urgently need a multilateral alliance)
Radio Free Asia, September 21, 2021

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Ant Group microcredit service Huabei feeds vast consumer data to China’s central bank
South China Morning Post, September 22, 2021

EXCLUSIVE Polish gene project moves to drop Chinese tech on data concerns
独家:因担心数据安全 波兰基因项目放弃采用中国华大基因技术
Reuters, September 22, 2021

Lithuania says to throw away Chinese phones due to censorship concerns
立陶宛建议消费者不买并扔掉现有中国手机 称因内置审查功能
Reuters, September 22, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong national security law: fourth member of student activist group arrested after handing herself in
South China Morning Post, September 22, 2021

Explainer: How Hong Kong plans a series of new laws to further tighten its grip
Hong Kong Free Press, September 22, 2021

Former Occupy activist takes helm of Washington-based Hong Kong advocacy group
South China Morning Post, September 22, 2021

Related:
曾在美推動人權民主法案 香港民主委員會換血 周永康任主席、梁繼平任執行總監(Hong Kong Democracy Council new leadership: Umbrella Movement student leader Alex Chow is new board chair, Brian Leung executive director)
Stand News, September 22, 2021

A New Chapter for HKDC
Hong Kong Democracy Council, September 21, 2021

九龍區議員宣誓臨近 長沙灣社區力量停運:鑑於政治形勢、免義工墮法網(Cheung Sha Wan Community Establishment Power stops operation)
Stand News, September 22, 2021

Commentary (评论)

Hong Kong’s small-circle election: an incompetent, predictable farce
Hong Kong Free Press, September 22, 2021

Morocco: Detained Uyghur must not be transferred to China
Amnesty International, September 21, 2021

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Access to Justice (司法公正)

原计划赴英留学 中国记者黄雪琴传失联 (Chinese journalist Huang Xueqin allegedly incommunicado since day before departure for studies in the UK)
Deutsche Welle, September 21, 2021

Related:
獨立記者黃雪琴赴英留學前失聯絡 曾報道港反修例遭刑拘(Independent journalist Huang Xueqin, previously detained after reporting on Anti-ELAB protests in 2019, loses contact before leaving for UK to study)
Ming Pao, September 21, 2021

Access to Information (公众知情权)

互联网自由度排名中国连续七年垫底 台湾全球第五 (China ranks bottom in Internet freedom 7 years straight; Taiwan, new to index, ranks 5th)
Voice of America, September 21, 2021

Related:
Freedom on the Net 2021: The Global Drive to Control Big Tech
Freedom House, September 2021

Government Accountability (政府问责)

日本敦促欧盟国家表态反对中国军事及领土扩张 (Japan urges EU to speak out against China's military, territorial expansion)
Voice of America, September 21, 2021

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

The battle between Big Tech and governments is threatening human rights around the world
Protocol, September 21, 2021

Related:
Freedom on the Net 2021: The Global Drive to Control Big Tech
Freedom House, September 21, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong leader defends election after single opposition figure makes it to 1,500-strong committee
The Guardian, September 21, 2021

Related:
Hong Kong elections: ‘Patriots’ may have triumphed, but ‘lazy’ candidates shouldn’t take seats for granted, Beijing adviser says
South China Morning Post, September 21, 2021

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ‘sorry’ for Election Committee voting chaos, pledges to fix problem before Legislative Council poll in December
South China Morning Post, September 21, 2021

Jailed Hong Kong democrats sign letter urging Tiananmen vigil group to disband
Hong Kong Free Press, September 21, 2021

Hong Kong group supporting mainland China lawyers to disband after police demand information citing national security law
South China Morning Post, September 21, 2021

Related:
「中國維權律師關注組」宣佈解散 上月被國安處要求交資料(China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group announces disbandment)
Stand News, September 21, 2021

Radio 3 host Hugh Chiverton disappears from airwaves, RTHK refuses to comment
Hong Kong Free Press, September 21, 2021

Hong Kong national security law: leading figures in student opposition group denied bail
South China Morning Post, September 21, 2021

Hong Kong democrat Roy Tam was denied bail after prosecutors cited ‘anti-gov’t’ stance, court docs reveal
Hong Kong Free Press, September 21, 2021

Hong Kong protests: man shot by pepper ball loses High Court bid to identify police officer who fired the round
South China Morning Post, September 21, 2021

Hong Kong’s PolyU to teach national security law and history of ‘humiliation’ of China in course on leadership qualities
South China Morning Post, September 21, 2021

Video: Hong Kong schools launch revamped liberal studies course
South China Morning Post, September 19, 2021

月圓人缺中秋節 — 國安法下 73 人失自由(On Mid-autumn festival—day of togetherness, 73 people are bereft of freedom under national security law)
Stand News, September 21, 2021

美媒 VICE World News 訪問匿名香港法官 批唐英傑案判刑「太重」(In anonymous interview with U.S. media outlet VICE World News, Hong Kong judge slams sentence of Tong Ying-kit in national security case as "too harsh")
Stand News, September 20, 2021

Commentary (评论)

With the national security law, I’m finally getting a taste of life in a communist country
South China Morning Post, September 21, 2021

沈旭晖:香港公民社会的全方位瓦解:几条全新恶法解读 (Simon Shen: The crumbling civil society in Hong Kong: Understanding several brand new evil laws)
Radio Free Asia, September 21, 2021

Monday, September 20, 2021

Xinjiang (新疆)

A ‘Proof of Death’ Video From Xinjiang
The Diplomat, September 20, 2021

The American Crackdown on China That Is Working
The Atlantic, September 20, 2021

Tibet (西藏)

藏人行政中央司政:只有达赖喇嘛本人才有权决定其转世事务(Central Tibetan Administration: Only Dalai Lama has the right to decide his reincarnation affairs)
Radio Free Asia, September 18, 2021

Access to Justice (司法公正)

An Update on the Case of Human Rights Lawyer Chang Weiping
China Change, September 19, 2021

北京维权人士葛志慧被以寻衅滋事罪获刑4年(Beijing rights defender Ge Zhihui is sentenced to 4 years in prison for "picking quarrels and provoking trouble")
Weiquanwang, September 19, 2021

Access to Information (公众知情权)

ERROR 20021: CROWDSOURCED REPORT ON THE VARIED METHODS OF WEIBO CENSORSHIP
China Digital Times, September 17, 2021

中共净化意识形态 建立新时代的“学习班”(CPC purifies ideology with "study classes" in the new era)
Voice of America, September 20, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong now has a powerful Election Committee. Will it be a new ‘superstructure’ reshaping city’s political landscape?
South China Morning Post, September 20, 2021

Related:
Hong Kong elections: just 1 opposition-leaning candidate wins seat on 1,500-strong Election Committee
South China Morning Post, September 20, 2021

Hong Kong national security law: more opposition councillors face oath-taking ceremony on Friday
South China Morning Post, September 20, 2021

Independent Pierre Chan decides against seeking another term as Hong Kong lawmaker
South China Morning Post, September 19, 2021

Hong Kong’s largest pro-democracy union coalition to disband, cites threats to safety
Hong Kong Free Press, September 20, 2021

Related:
職工盟總幹事蒙兆達稱已辭職 基於安全考慮已離港(HKCTU Chief executive Mung Siu-tat announces he has stepped down and left HK citing security concerns)
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 18, 2021

Hong Kong national security law: 2 jailed leaders of Tiananmen vigil organiser urge members to vote to disband amid ongoing probe
South China Morning Post, September 20, 2021

Hong Kong police chief accuses journalist group of ‘selective listening’ within sector, as war of words intensifies
South China Morning Post, September 18, 2021

Hong Kong police arrest three members of student prisoner-support group
Reuters, September 20, 2021

Related:
賢學思政3名骨幹被警方以串謀煽動顛覆國家政權罪拘捕(Three members of Student Politicism arrested for alleged conspiracy to “incite subversion of state power”)
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 20, 2021

Hong Kong national security law: judge denies opposition activist bail after deciding he is still a threat
South China Morning Post, September 20, 2021

University of Hong Kong student bailed on terrorism charge relating to controversial stabbing motion is at low risk of reoffending or absconding, judge rules
South China Morning Post, September 20, 2021

Hong Kong teachers will draw on protests, court cases to highlight need for lawfulness in course replacing liberal studies
South China Morning Post, September 20, 2021

理大新生必修國安教育 唐英傑案例教材 校方:須考試至合格為止(PolyU makes national security education compulsory for freshmen; teaching materials include Tong Ying-kit's case)
Stand News, September 20, 2021

浸大部分課室設鏡頭面向學生 校方稱推「智慧教室」 編委:先安裝後諮詢「耐人尋味」(Baptist University’s introduction of “smart classrooms” with cameras facing students without consultation raises concerns)
Ming Pao, September 18, 2021

Former Hong Kong leader sets up new online channel to promote national identity, ‘deep sense of belonging’ among young people
South China Morning Post, September 17, 2021

Explainer: How the narrative shifted among Hong Kong leaders on the Tiananmen massacre
Hong Kong Free Press, September 19, 2021

Cartoonist apologises for ‘fake news’ comic strip after Hong Kong police complaint
Hong Kong Free Press, September 20, 2021

Exclusive: Hongkongers are on the right side of history, says artist Ai Weiwei – ‘I am very proud of them’
Hong Kong Free Press, September 18, 2021

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China defends sweeping tech crackdown in meeting with Wall Street chiefs
Bloomberg, September 19, 2021

China’s ‘Standards 2035’ Project Could Result in a Technological Cold War
The Diplomat, September 18, 2021

Commentary (评论)

Why Australia Bet the House on Lasting American Power in Asia
为何澳大利亚押注与美国“共命运”对抗中国

The New York Times, September 17, 2021

Friday, September 17, 2021

Access to Justice (司法公正)

陈紫娟(常玮平妻子):常玮平律师所遭受酷刑情况的汇总通报 (Chen Zijuan, wife of lawyer Chang Weiping, on torture suffered by her husband)
Weiquanwang, September 17, 2021

Related:
The Chinese government should have investigated a lawyer’s torture allegations, not tortured him again
Chinese Human Rights Defenders, September 16, 2021

余文生妻再遭限制出门 忧丈夫健康问题未改善 (Wife of Yu Wensheng is barred from leaving home, fears husband's worsening condition)
Deutsche Welle, September 19, 2021

记者无疆界等NGO致信习近平 呼吁释放张展 (Reporters Without Borders with 44 other NGOs urge the release of Zhang Zhan in letter to Xi Jinping)
Deutsche Welle, September 17, 2021

Xinjiang (新疆)

China accuses US of ‘low political tricks’ over Uygur exhibit
Reuters, September 17, 2021

人权团体呼吁联合国大会采取行动 解决新疆人权危机 (Human rights groups urge UN General Assembly to take action to address Xinjiang's human rights crisis)
Voice of America, September 18, 2021

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China getting worse on suppression, tech issues a threat: Pelosi
Reuters, September 17, 2021

China is becoming more assertive in international legal disputes
The Economist, September 18, 2021

China applies to join Pacific trade pact to boost economic clout
Reuters, September 17, 2021

Inquiry finds World Bank officials, including now-I.M.F. chief, pushed staff to inflate China data.
调查称世界银行官员人为调高中国营商环境排名

The New York Times, September 17, 2021

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China’s Big Tech platforms face more responsibility in ‘cyberspace civilisation’ push that seeks more online control
South China Morning Post, September 17, 2021

Understanding China’s Draft Algorithm Regulations
The Diplomat, September 16, 2021

China’s tech regulator orders smart vehicle makers and telecom operators to enhance data and network security
South China Morning Post, September 16, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong’s High Court adjourns Jimmy Lai application to restore his Next Digital voting rights, ruling he should first take up the matter with the government
South China Morning Post, September 17, 2021

Hong Kong ex-lawmaker Ray Chan released on HK$100k bail ahead of security law trial
Hong Kong Free Press, September 17, 2021

Hong Kong protests: activist Figo Chan, already jailed over role in 3 unauthorised assemblies, will plead guilty to a fourth
South China Morning Post, September 17, 2021

Hong Kong elections: why did Beijing order the city’s tycoons and ultra loyalists to take to the streets?
South China Morning Post, September 17, 2021

'Oath-taking first priority for council'
The Standard, September 17, 2021

Hong Kong Tiananmen Massacre group vanishes from internet after police demand; 11 years of Victoria Park vigil vids deleted
Hong Kong Free Press, September 17, 2021

Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions in process of disbanding, vice-chair confirms
Hong Kong Free Press, September 17, 2021

Hong Kong Hospital Authority union denies gov’t allegation it broke law
Hong Kong Free Press, September 17, 2021

【7.1 闖立會案】劉頴匡擬認暴動罪 鄒家成等擬不認罪 2023 年 5 月答辯開審(Ventus Lau plans to plead guilty, Owen Chow not guilty to rioting over storming of Legislative Council Complex in 2019; both are among the 47 pro-democracy figures charged under National Security Law)
Stand News, September 16, 2021

Uni jumps on security bandwagon
The Standard, September 17, 2021

Blinken deletes tweet saying US would ‘stand with people of Hong Kong’, posts watered-down version
South China Morning Post, September 17, 2021

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Xinjiang (新疆)

MEPs set out their vision for a new EU strategy for China
European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs, September 16, 2021

Related:
Report on a New EU-China Strategy
European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs, September 16, 2021

EU to ban ‘forced labour’ products, taking aim at China’s treatment of Uygurs
South China Morning Post, September 15, 2021

Access to Information (公众知情权)

Wikipedia blames pro-China infiltration for bans
BBC News, September 16, 2021

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

How China Exports Authoritarianism
Foreign Affairs, September 16, 2021

China’s cyberspace watchdog presses internet platforms to vet their online content as crackdown deepens
South China Morning Post, September 16, 2021

Related:
中国加强网络内容监管 对平台提出十大任务(China strengthens online content supervision, assigns ten tasks to web platforms)
Radio Free Asia, September 16, 2021

关于进一步压实网站平台信息内容管理主体责任的意见(Opinions on further consolidating the main responsibility of information content management on website platforms)
Cyberspace Administration of China, September 15, 2021

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Biden Announces Defense Deal With Australia in a Bid to Counter China
美英将帮助澳大利亚部署核动力潜艇,抗衡中国

The New York Times, September 16, 2021

欧盟公布印太战略 遏制北京的权力野心(EU announces Indo-Pacific strategy to curb Beijing's power ambitions)
Deutsche Welle, September 16, 2021

EU proposes new infrastructure programme to rival China
欧盟提出“全球门户”基础设施计划抗衡“一带一路”

Financial Times, September 16, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

Security law: Hong Kong police order Tiananmen Massacre vigil group to delete online content
Hong Kong Free Press, September 16, 2021

Role of Hong Kong’s district councils needs reviewing, home affairs chief says following removal of members for invalid oaths
South China Morning Post, September 16, 2021

羅健熙:政府有責任公布區議員宣誓無效理據(Democratic Party head Lo Kin-hei says gov’t is obliged to provide reasons for invalidating district councillors’ oaths)
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 16, 2021

Hong Kong elections: is Macau a harbinger of city’s political future? Only 2 opposition faces in local polls for 1,500-strong Election Committee
South China Morning Post, September 16, 2021

Hong Kong national security law: former opposition lawmaker Raymond Chan bailed ahead of subversion trial
South China Morning Post, September 16, 2021

教育大學:本學年起國家安全教育已列入必修通識課程(Education University makes national security education compulsory starting this school year)
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 16, 2021

Commentary (评论)

FIDH-HRIC Joint Statement on Hong Kong at the UN Human Rights Council 48th Session
International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) & Human Rights in China (HRIC), September 15, 2021

Hong Kong: Drop Charges Against Vigil Organizers
Human Rights Watch, September 16, 2021

UN Rights Chief to Report on China’s Abuses in Xinjiang
Human Rights Watch, September 15, 2021

恒大危机背后可能被忽略的四大问题(4 major issues that may be overlooked behind the Evergrande crisis)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 15, 2021

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Macao (澳门)

In Pictures: ‘I want real universal suffrage’ – Macau voters protest on ballots amid record-low turnout
Hong Kong Free Press, September 15, 2021

Access to Justice (司法公正)

流亡德国异议人士毛欣馨恐遭遣返中国 (Chinese dissident Mao Xinxin facing deportation from Germany)
Radio Free Asia, September 15 ,2021

Access to Information (公众知情权)

Prominent Chinese #MeToo Figure Vows to Appeal After Losing Case
弦子诉朱军性骚扰案宣判,法院裁定案件“证据不足”

The New York Times, September 15, 2021

Related:
Beijing court dismisses landmark #MeToo case as authorities censor discussion
The Washington Post, September 15, 2021

Government Accountability (政府问责)

习近平的毛化倾向令人担忧 (Xi Jinping's drift toward Mao sparks concerns)
Radio France Internationale, September 15, 2021

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Beijing pushes stricter online content controls, including review by national ‘rumour debunking’ mechanism
South China Morning Post, September 14, 2021

中国继续加强对科技巨头企业的钳制 (China continues intensifying clampdown on big tech firms)
Radio France Internationale, September 15, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

Top Hong Kong democrats sentenced over banned 2020 Tiananmen Massacre vigil
Hong Kong Free Press, September 15, 2021

Related:
Hong Kong: Tiananmen vigil convictions highlight accelerating collapse of freedoms
Amnesty International, September 15, 2021

鄒幸彤再申請保釋被拒 官拒絕解除傳媒報道限制(Court denies bail again to HK Alliance vice-chair Chow Hang-tung, refuses to lift restrictions on media reporting)
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 15, 2021

Hong Kong elections: police ‘to deploy 4,000 officers’ to ensure smooth polls on Sunday, even with only 4,900 voters expected to cast ballot
South China Morning Post, September 14, 2021

Related:
Civil service 'will do bit to ensure smooth elections'
The Standard, September 15, 2021

Hong Kong elections: why the next chief executive may no longer be known by 3 digits, such as ‘689’ for CY Leung, or Carrie Lam’s ‘777’
South China Morning Post, September 15, 2021

7 Hong Kong opposition district councillors disqualified after deadline passes for submission of information to determine oath validity
South China Morning Post, September 15, 2021

黎智英申行使壹傳媒股份投票權擬清盤 保安局長反對 稱《蘋果日報》「史上最具顛覆性刊物」(Jimmy Lai sues to exercise voting right to liquidate company; Secretary for Security opposes, calling Apple Daily "the most seditious publication in history")
Ming Pao, September 15, 2021

National security law: Hong Kong security chief orders operations freeze at Apple Daily Printing
South China Morning Post, September 15, 2021

Related:
鄧炳強:引國安法實施細則 向蘋果日報印刷公司發凍結令(Secretary for Security issues order to freeze assets of Apple Daily's publishing company under National Security Law implementation rules)
Ming Pao, September 15, 2021

‘Factually wrong’: Hong Kong press group hits back at criticism from security chief
Hong Kong Free Press, September 15, 2021

Related:
鄧炳強促記協公開會員所屬機構 記協:未經當事人同事不披露個人資料(Journalists Association rejects Security Chief Chris Tang's request to disclose member information without consent)
Stand News, September 15, 2021

Medical group aligned with opposition in Hong Kong comes under official scrutiny for range of criticisms
South China Morning Post, September 15, 2021

Commentary, 评论

“Rule of law” with Chinese characteristics: Evolution and manipulation
International Journal of Constitutional Law, September 7, 2021

The Downfall of Hong Kong’s Privacy Law
The Diplomat, September 15, 2021

Is the CCP About to Rehabilitate the Cultural Revolution?
The Diplomat, September 15, 2021

China’s Culture Wars Are Just Getting Started
World Politics Review, September 15, 2021

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Access to Justice (司法公正)

常玮平的辩护律师阅卷受阻 (Authorities block Chang Weiping's lawyer from accessing case files)
Weiquanwang, September 14, 2021

Government Accountability (政府问责)

习近平有意强化控制 中国面临新文革? (Xi Jinping is intent on intensifying control; is China facing a new Cultural Revolution?)
Deutsche Welle, September 14, 2021

中共以“共同富裕”之名推“第四次土改”之实? (Is CPC pushing the “4th land reform” in the name of “common prosperity”?)
Voice of America, September 14, 2021

加拿大鹅遭殃 中国刮起新一轮民族主义消费潮? (Does slapping Canada Goose with fines signal a new wave of nationalistic consumption?)
Voice of America, September 14, 2021

Uyghur Tribunal Wraps up in London With Eye on December Ruling on Genocide Allegations
Radio Free Asia, September 13, 2021

Related:
伦敦维吾尔法庭有何意义? (What is the significance of London’s Uyghur Tribunal?)
Radio France Internationale, September 13, 2021

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China aims for 'civilised' internet with focus on 'socialist values'
Reuters, September 14, 2021

Related:
中共中央办公厅 国务院办公厅印发《关于加强网络文明建设的意见》 (General Offices of the CPC and State Council: “Opinions on strengthening the construction of online civilization”)
Xinhua, September 14, 2021

Commentary (评论)

The Xi personality cult is a danger to China
Financial Times, September 13, 2021

“虽然中国不太可能再搞文革,但走向数字独裁却实实在在” (“Although China is unlikely to make another Cultural Revolution, its move toward digital dictatorship is real”)
Radio France Internaitonale, September 14, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong will create more national security offences, says security chief
Agence France-Presse, September 14, 2021

Can ‘everyone be a journalist?’ Hong Kong security chief hits out at news groups, accusing them of ‘infiltrating’ schools, influencing youth
South China Morning Post, September 14, 2021

Foundation linked to Apple Daily removed from charities list as Hong Kong announces ‘national security’ exclusion
Hong Kong Free Press, September 14, 2021

法庭頒令《蘋果》資方支付欠薪 員工:告公司非原意 望政府解凍資產(Court orders Apple Daily to repay back wages; employee says lawsuit is aimed at getting authorities to unfreeze company assets)
Stand News, September 14, 2021

Hong Kong rights group behind prison letter-writing campaign disbands after minister’s national security law warning
South China Morning Post, September 14, 2021

Hong Kong District Councilor Expelled After Failing to Take Loyalty Oath
Radio Free Asia, September 13, 2021

Scant Room For Classroom Debate After Death of Hong Kong's Liberal Studies: Teachers
Radio Free Asia, September 13, 2021

Carrie Lam denies Hong Kong government restructuring plans tied to possible re-election bid
South China Morning Post, September 14, 2021

Exclusive: Wikipedia bans 7 mainland Chinese power users over ‘infiltration and exploitation’ in unprecedented clampdown
Hong Kong Free Press, September 14, 2021

Monday, September 13, 2021

Xinjiang (新疆)

Beijing Blasts 'Uyghur Tribunal' Investigating Human Rights in Xinjiang
Voice of America, September 10, 2021

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Fang Ran: the haunting case of the Hong Kong labour rights researcher held in China
South China Morning Post, September 11, 2021

Veteran Chinese Democracy Activist Stands Trial For 'Subversion' Over Articles
Radio Free Asia, September 10, 2021

中国女权活动人士李翘楚两次申请取保 均被当局驳回(Feminist activist Li Qiaochu’s two applications for bail have been denied by the authorities)
Radio Free Asia, September 11, 2021

Tibet (西藏)

在微信群讨论西藏议题 青海果洛两名藏人遭当局拘留(Two Tibetans in Goluo, Qinghai, are detained for discussing Tibet issues in WeChat group)
Radio Free Asia, September 13, 2021

Macao (澳门)

Macau: Legislative election turnout at historic low after opposition barred from running, gov’t blames weather and Covid
Hong Kong Free Press, September 13, 2021

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Chinese tech giants are forming unions. It’s not what you think.
Protocol, September 10, 2021

社交媒体:美国公司报告称亲中网军扩大至多种语言和试图煽动美国示威(U.S. companies report that pro-China cyber forces expand to multiple languages and social media platforms in attempts to physically mobilize protesters in U.S.)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 13 2021

Related:
Pro-PRC Influence Campaign Expands to Dozens of Social Media Platforms, Websites, and Forums in at Least Seven Languages, Attempted to Physically Mobilize Protesters in the U.S.
FireEye, September 8, 2021

Access to Information (公众知情权)

China’s YouTube army of foreign fans takes on Western ‘lies’ about human rights abuses
Agence France-Presse, September 12, 2021

Alt-right finds new partners in hate on China’s internet
The Guardian, September 11, 2021

Government Accountability (政府问责)

The Xi personality cult is a danger to China
Financial Times, September 13, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

Groups that endanger national security to lose charities status, tax exemptions, Hong Kong’s financial services chief warns
South China Morning Post, September 13, 2021

Hong Kong gov’t seeks to strike Tiananmen Massacre vigil group off Companies Registry amid national security charges
Hong Kong Free Press, September 11, 2021

Related:
Mainland Chinese Dissidents Hit Out at Police Raid on Hong Kong Alliance
Radio Free Asia, September 9, 2021

Members of Hong Kong’s biggest teachers’ union vote to disband after 47-year run
South China Morning Post, September 11, 2021

Related:
教協解散 教聯會另組新工會 稱不會包庇違法人士爭取「所謂權益」(Newly-formed pro-establishment teachers' union says it will not harbor lawbreakers striving for "so-called rights")
Stand News, September 12, 2021

Security law: Hong Kong pro-democracy heavyweight Albert Ho resigns from civil society groups amid probe
Hong Kong Free Press, September 13, 2021

Exclusive | ‘Unprecedented influence’: Hong Kong prisons chief accuses inmates held for national security, protest offences of stirring rebellion behind bars
South China Morning Post, September 11, 2021

Hong Kong activist Figo Chan faces fresh unauthorised assembly charges over Sept 2019 demo
Hong Kong Free Press, September 13, 2021

Hong Kong academics, community leaders start ‘apolitical’ NGO to support young people arrested over anti-government protests
South China Morning Post, September 11, 2021

American lawyer imprisoned in Hong Kong speaks out about his treatment
The Washington Post, September 12, 2021

Hong Kong district councillors have until 5pm Monday to hand over information to authorities scrutinising their oaths of office
South China Morning Post, September 11, 2021

Google handed user data to Hong Kong authorities despite pledge after security law was enacted
Hong Kong Free Press, September 11, 2021

開騷前遭取消租場 何韻詩堅持辦網上演唱會 「我唯一可以做嘅事,就係繼續唱下去」(Denise Ho holds online concert after venue cancels: “The only thing I can do is to continue singing”)
Stand News, September 12, 2021

曾質疑國安法打壓自由 《十年》策劃人兼〈本地蛋〉導演伍嘉良:已身處英國(Ng Ka-leung, director of "10 years" who once doubted national security law would suppress freedom, leaves Hong Kong for UK )
Stand News, September 11, 2021

Commentary (评论)

Hong Kong’s fair trial rules are routinely ignored – and no offender is safe
Hong Kong Free Press, September 11, 2021

Friday, September 10, 2021

Xinjiang (新疆)

因联络海外亲人 维吾尔男子获刑十五年(Uyghur sentenced to 15 years in prison for contacting overseas relatives)
Radio Free Asia, September 9, 2021

Taiwan (台湾)

台湾最新民调显示:近9成民众反对“一国两制”(New polls in Taiwan show nearly 90% of population oppose ‘one country, two systems’)
Voice of America, September 10, 2021

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China has become a laboratory for the regulation of digital technology
The Economist, September 11, 2021

The Real Cause of China’s Alibaba Crackdown
The Diplomat, September 11, 2021

腾讯实行“一微两制” 境内外讯息交流随时中断(Tencent’s chat app implements ‘two version system,’ leads to interruption in communication between China and abroad)
Radio Free Asia, September 10, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong Tiananmen Massacre vigil group leader denied bail over ‘inciting subversion’ national security charge
Hong Kong Free Press, September 10, 2021

Related:
Mainland Chinese Dissidents Hit Out at Police Raid on Hong Kong Alliance
Radio Free Asia, September 9, 2021

Government moves to strike HK Alliance from register
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 10, 2021

'June 4 truth for nation'
The Standard, September 10, 2021

Persecution of the Hong Kong Alliance makes a mockery of NSL promises
Chinese Human Rights Defenders, September 9, 2021

Hong Kong Tiananmen Massacre vigil leaders plead not guilty to refusing national security data probe, bail denied
Hong Kong Free Press, September 10, 2021

District councillors prepare for oath-taking ceremony in a first for Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, September 10, 2021

Related:
Hong Kong district councillor Peter Choi loses seat after failing to turn up at oath-taking ceremony
South China Morning Post, September 10, 2021

當局對楊雪盈梁柏堅等7名區議員宣誓有效存疑促交資料(Authorities send letters to 7 district councilors for additional information, questioning validity of their oaths)
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 10, 2021

Hong Kong protests: teacher convicted of assaulting police officer jailed for 9 weeks after losing appeal
South China Morning Post, September 10, 2021

藝術中心取消租場拒賠償 反指演唱會主辦方毀約 何韻詩:面對打壓盡力抵抗(Hong Kong Art Centre refuses to compensate after terminating lease agreement for Denise Ho's concert, accuses organizer of breach of contract)
Stand News, September 10, 2021

斥神職人員探監時「煽動」 《大公》引消息指當局研檢討機制 牧師:主要講聖經(Pro-Beijing newspaper slams clergies over ‘incitement’ during visits to prisoners)
Stand News, September 10, 2021

Commentary (评论)

When Dictators Find God
习近平和威权主义新“宗教”

The New York Times, September 10, 2021

Incendiary Essay Ignites Guessing Over Xi’s Plans for China
习近平将把中国带向何方?李光满檄文走红引猜测

The New York Times, September 10, 2021

Thursday, September 09, 2021

Xinjiang (新疆)

U.S.-CHINA CLIMATE CHANGE TALKS FOUNDER OVER XINJIANG SANCTIONS
China Digital Times, September 9, 2021

Two Scientific Journals Retract Articles Involving Chinese DNA Research
The New York Times, September 9, 2021

Access to Justice (司法公正)

不给起诉原件 中国认定丁家喜涉颠覆国家政权(Rights lawyer Ding Jiaxi is indicted for being suspected of subverting state power, his lawyer is not allowed to give Ding’s family the original indictment)
Radio Free Asia, September 8, 2021

Government Accountability (政府问责)

研究: 亲中大外宣扩展规模 称美国为新冠起源地(Pro-China propaganda campaign expands its outreach, says U.S. is the origin of COVID-19)
Deutsche Welle, September 9, 2021

Related:
Pro-China social media campaign hits new countries, blames U.S. for COVID
Reuters, September 9, 2021

中国网游企业遭约谈 沉迷举报平台将上线(Heads of Chinese online game companies summoned by authorities, platform for reporting game addiction to be launched)
Deutsche Welle, September 9, 2021

文化整肃愈演愈烈 中国冻结新网络游戏审批(Cleanup of the cultural sector in China is intensifying, approval of new online games suspended)
Voice of America, September 9, 2021

Access to Information (公众知情权)

Xi Jinping's crackdown on everything is remaking Chinese society
The Washington Post, September 9, 2021

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China and Big Tech: Xi’s blueprint for a digital dictatorship
Financial Times, September 9, 2021

Chinese tech tycoons’ retreat spurs speculation about true motives amid controversies and Big Tech crackdown
South China Morning Post, September 9, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong activists convicted of unauthorised assembly over annual Tiananmen Square vigil after guilty pleas
South China Morning Post, September 9, 2021

Related:
In full: ‘Speaking truth to power’: Tiananmen Massacre Alliance vice-chair Albert Ho’s mitigation plea
Hong Kong Free Press, September 9, 2021

Hong Kong national security police raid Tiananmen Massacre museum, a day after vigil group leaders arrested
Hong Kong Free Press, September 9, 2021

Related:
鄒幸彤親友引述律師:鄒幸彤遭警指控「煽動顛覆國家政權」(Chow Hang Tung is charged with inciting subversion, according to Chow's lawyer)
Ming Pao, September 9, 2021

【拒交資料】消息指支聯會常委徐漢光被捕 同被指違國安法實施細則(Sources say Hong Kong Alliance committee member Tsui Hon Kwong has been arrested for violating implementation rules of national security law)
Stand News, September 9, 2021

支聯會4人被捕 英外相指心寒 駐港公署批粗暴干涉香港事務(China's Foreign Ministry in HK criticizes UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab for interfering in HK affairs over a Twitter post saying arrests of Hong Kong Alliance members are chilling)
Ming Pao, September 9, 2021

Hong Kong lawmakers urge gov’t to regulate crowdfunding after national security probe into protest legal fund
Hong Kong Free Press, September 9, 2021

Related:
612基金將退回本月3日至本周二期間31萬多元捐款(612 Humanitarian Relief Fund to return more than HK$310,000 received in donations)
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 9, 2021

Hong Kong activist Gwyneth Ho says only open bail hearing can safeguard her ‘best interest’
Hong Kong Free Press, September 9, 2021

岑敖暉被加被控藐視法庭 與周梓樂逝世半年貼文有關(Former district councillor Lester Shum, one of the 47 pro-democracy figures arrested for subversion, is charged with contempt of court over a social media post about the death of HKUST student during 2019 protest)
Stand News, September 9, 2021

Hong Kong leaders apply national security law retroactively, US congressional panel hears
South China Morning Post, September 9, 2021

INSIDE THE PRO-BEIJING MEDIA ECOSYSTEM
The Atlantic, September 9, 2021

Commentary (评论)

“恶法非法”还是“恶法亦法”?一个伪问题(Is ‘evil law illegal’ or is ‘evil law also law’? That is a pseudo-problem)
Financial Times, September 8, 2021

‘Reversing Gears’: China Increasingly Rejects English, and the World
“开倒车”?中国弱化英语教育意味着什么

The New York Times, September 9, 2021

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

Access to Justice (司法公正)

著名政治犯郭泉案将于9月9日在南京市江宁区看守所开庭审理 (The trial of well-known political prisoner Guo Quan is set for September 9 in Nanjing Jiangning District Detention Center)
Weiquanwang, September 8, 2021

Access to Information (公众知情权)

China Chases 'Rejuvenation' With Control of Tycoons, Society
Associated Press, September 8, 2021

Government Accountability (政府问责)

UK orders national security review of graphene firm’s takeover by Chinese scientist
The Guardian, September 7, 2021

2022 Beijing Winter Olympics (2022北京冬奥)

China seeks Italy’s support for Beijing Olympics in Xi-Draghi phone call
South China Morning Post, September 8, 2021

多个人权团体呼吁NBC等大电视公司拒绝转播北京冬奥会 (Human rights groups urge NBC and other broadcasters to cancel plans to cover Beijing Olympics)
Voice of America, September 8, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

4 members of Hong Kong group behind Tiananmen Massacre vigil arrested, a day after vowing to defy police probe
Hong Kong Free Press, September 8, 2021

Related:
Hong Kong labels the host of Tiananmen vigil and other civic groups as ‘foreign agents’ to justify clampdown
GlobalVoices, September 8, 2021

Hong Kong lawmakers take financial services chief to task over fund that supported anti-government protesters
South China Morning Post, September 8, 2021

Jailed Hong Kong opposition activist ditches bail plan after judge refuses to lift reporting restrictions
South China Morning Post, September 8, 2021

「社區前進」宣佈解散 前召集人林兆彬據報日前被廉署拘捕(Community March announces disbandment; sources say former convenor arrested by Independent Commission Against Corruption)
Stand News, September 8, 2021

探訪寫信續抗爭 朱古力釀特權 鄧炳強:危害國家安全(Secretary for Security Chris Tang claims chocolate privilege for prisoners is threatening national security)
inmedia.hk, September 7, 2021

Related:
China’s national security threatened by Hong Kong prisoners’ chocolates, hair clips, says security chief
Hong Kong Free Press, September 8, 2021

Ahead of Hong Kong Elections, Companies Must Act to Protect Digital Rights
The Diplomat, September 7, 2021

New head of Hong Kong’s Law Society vows to ‘listen to different views’, plays down work for pro-establishment think tank
South China Morning Post, September 8, 2021

截至7月底警方拘10265人涉「黑暴」相關違法事件(As of end of July, 10265 people have been arrested in relation to the social unrest in 2019)
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 8, 2021

Commentary (评论)

從四個角度看習近平的大動作 (Looking at Xi Jinping's big agenda from four perspectives)
Voicettank, September 3, 2021

中共完全搞錯學生學習壓力大的原因,「戒嚴補課」是滿盤皆輸的政策 (The CPC is wrong about the source of students' stress; the ‘ban on tutoring’ is a lose-lose policy)
The News Lens, September 8, 2021

余杰:为什么必须反思六四的失败? (Yu Jie: Why reflecting on June Fourth's failure is a must?)
Radio Free Asia, September 8, 2021

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

Xinjiang (新疆)

Activists accuse C&A, Lidl, Aldi, Hugo Boss over Uyghur forced labour
Agence France-Presse, September 6, 2021

Xinjiang: another official transfers to sensitive region ahead of Communist Party congress
South China Morning Post, September 3, 2021

Inner Mongolia (内蒙古)

蒙古族正成为北京民族同化政策的下一个目标? (Are ethnic Mongolians becoming the next target of Beijing's Sinicization policy?)
Radio France Internationale, September 4, 2021

Tibet (西藏)

传四川百名藏人被捕 疑与保存达赖喇嘛图像有关 (400 Tibetans arrested for allegedly keeping image of the Dalai Lama)
Deutsche Welle, September 3, 2021

Tibet government in exile expresses willingness to talk to China
Taiwan News, September 7, 2021

Access to Information (公众知情权)

China's crackdown on business, media and entertainment sectors is packaged as a ‘profound revolution’
GlobalVoices, September 7, 2021

Chinese Social Media Site Suspends K-Pop Fan Accounts
微博大批禁言K-pop明星粉丝团帐号

The New York Times, September 7, 2021

Government Accountability (政府问责)

中国打击“996”能否解决年轻人的“躺平”焦虑 (Can China's “996” crackdown relieve young people's “lying flat” anxiety?)
BBC News, September 3, 2021

Alibaba Manager Accused of Rape Is Released, Adding to China’s #MeToo Debate
阿里性侵事件涉案男员工获释,争议仍存

The New York Times, September 7, 2021

Families mark 1,000 days since China's detention of Canadians Spavor, Kovrig
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, September 5, 2021

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China Cracks Down on Tech Sector as Curbs on User Data Take Effect
Radio Free Asia, September 6, 2021

2022 Beijing Winter Olympics (2022北京冬奥)

Beijing 2022: China readies for Winter Olympics as pressure grows
BBC News, September 4, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong Tiananmen Massacre vigil organiser defies police demand for info, says requests are groundless
Hong Kong Free Press, September 7, 2021

Related:
Hong Kong security chief vows ‘swift and efficient’ action against organiser of June 4 vigil over legal row as stand-off escalates
South China Morning Post, September 7, 2021

Jimmy Lai’s Hong Kong media group files for liquidation
The Guardian, September 6, 2021

Related:
National security law: Hong Kong authorities hit back at Next Digital, accuse it of trying to shift blame for decisions
South China Morning Post, September 7, 2021

Hong Kong fund supporting arrested protesters stops accepting donations amid police pressure
Hong Kong Free Press, September 6, 2021

Hong Kong’s biggest teachers’ union to hold special meeting to vote on disbanding and liquidation
South China Morning Post, September 4, 2021

香港教牧網絡宣布解散 寄語港人堅守真理拒絕謊言(Hong Kong Pastors Network disbands and sends last words to Hong Kong people to insist on truth and reject lies)
Stand News, September 4, 2021

Hong Kong Democratic Party may breach security law if it tells members not to run in election, warns pro-Beijing figure
Hong Kong Free Press, September 6, 2021

Hong Kong’s remaining district councillors must take oaths of loyalty to gov’t from Fri
Hong Kong Free Press, September 7, 2021

Hong Kong: international companies reconsider future in wake of security law
The Guardian, September 7, 2021

英國更新香港旅遊建議﹕國安法適用於英國行為 疑犯可被大陸審訊(UK updates travel advice for HK saying NSL is applicable to acts in UK and suspects could be tried in China)
Stand News, September 6, 2021

Related:
Foreign travel advice: Hong Kong
UK government, September 6, 2021

【初選47人案】范國威高院申請保釋被拒 旁聽市民高呼「保重」(Former lawmaker Gary Fan, one of the 47 pro-democracy figures accused of subversion, is denied bail again)
inmedia.hk, September 7, 2021

【12.8 遊行】10 人被控《反恐條例》及串謀謀殺 控方首引《反恐》起訴可囚終身(10 charged under Anti-Terrorism Measures Ordinance for possessing firearms during the 2019 protests, face life imprisonment)
Stand News, September 6, 2021

港大生及地盤工非法集結罪成囚3個月 商人認刑毁拒捕囚10個月(HKU student and construction worker jailed for 3 months for participating in unauthorized assembly, a businessman sentenced to 10 months in jail for criminal damage and resisting arrest during 2019 protest)
Ming Pao, September 3, 2021

RTHK pulling plug on long-running Hong Kong current affairs show City Forum
South China Morning Post, September 5, 2021