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 08, 2021

Xinjiang (新疆)

Uyghurs Seek Emotional Help as Families in China Suffer
The New York Times, November 7, 2021

China Digital Times, November 5, 2021

澳大利亚战略政策研究所|解构新疆镇压:中共党国如何治疆?(全)(Australian Institute of Strategic Policy|Deconstructing the Repression of Xinjiang: How does CPC govern Xinjiang (full text)?)
China Digital Times, November 5, 2021

‘A Daily Cloud of Suffering’: A Crackdown in China Is Felt Abroad

The New York Times, November 8, 2021

Tibet (西藏)

西藏之声:中共当局借“九年义务教育”强制藏族僧人 (Voice of Tibet: CPC authorities use "nine-year compulsory education" to secularize Tibetan monks)
Radio Free Asia, November 7, 2021

Taiwan (台湾)

国台办公布“台独”惩戒 国民两党齐反对(Chinese State Council’s Taiwan Affairs Office decrees harsh punishments for "Taiwan independence" proponents; Taiwan’s ruling, opposition parties scoff)
Deutsche Welle, November 8, 2021

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Jailed Wuhan journalist Zhang Zhan nominated for RSF press freedom award
The Guardian, November 8, 2021

狱中中国公民记者张展获无国界记者新闻自由奖提名(Imprisoned Chinese citizen journalist Zhang Zhan is nominated for Reporters Without Borders' Press Freedom Award)
Voice of America, November 8, 2021

江苏人权活动人士徐秦被指控犯煽动颠覆国家政权罪于2021年11月5日被执行逮捕(Jiangsu human rights activist Xu Qin is formally arrested on charges of inciting subversion of state power)
Weiquanwang, November 6, 2021

Access to Information (公众知情权)

Propaganda Success Stories
China Media Project, November 6, 2021

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Xi Jinping to lay out vision for China’s future – and past – at key meeting
The Guardian, November 8, 2021

Near-Daily Covid Tests, Sleeping in Classrooms: Life in Covid-Zero China

The New York Times, November 8, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

Encouraging ‘words, signs or gestures’ may still lead to rioting convictions, says justice chief after top court ruling
Hong Kong Free Press, November 8, 2021

【六四和平集會案】控方稱維園滿佈燭光 鄒幸彤否認成功集會 但成功呼遍地開花(Prosecution says Victoria Park was filled with candlelight; Chow Hang-tung says she succeeded in calling for “blooming everywhere,” but not in holding assembly)
Stand News, November 8, 2021

【六四和平集會】何桂藍:不認同支聯會 事前僅去過一次集會 國安法後悼念六四是反抗(Gwyneth Ho: I had only joined vigil once as I did not identify with Hong Kong Alliance; June Fourth vigil after National Security Law is a form of resistance)
Stand News, November 8, 2021

Hong Kong election: opposition hopefuls clear first hurdle after getting sufficient support to run
South China Morning Post, November 8, 2021

Foreign journalists fear further trouble under Hong Kong security law
Radio Free Asia, November 5, 2021

Stand news chief quits
The Standard, November 8, 2021

鄧炳強:許智峯等在社交網站煽動抵制選舉或已觸犯條例(Security chief Chris Tang: Ted Hui’s incitement on social media to boycott election may have breached the law)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 8, 2021

EXCLUSIVE New Hong Kong university classes set out dangers of breaking security law
Reuters, November 5, 2021

Young people in Hong Kong losing confidence in rule of law after 2019 protests, survey finds
South China Morning Post, November 7, 2021

Commentary (评论)

What Peng Shuai’s Story Tells Us About #MeToo in China
The Diplomat, November 5, 2021

To Steer China’s Future, Xi Is Rewriting Its Past

The New York Times, November 8, 2021