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 09, 2021

Access to Justice (司法公正)

US urges Beijing to release jailed citizen journalist Zhang Zhan
South China Morning Post, November 9, 2021

China gender-based violence, victim-blaming in the spotlight after man arrested over alleged murder of woman jogging
South China Morning Post, November 9, 2021

被监视居住逾三年 “中国人权观察”始创人徐秦涉“煽颠”遭批捕 (After 3 years under residential surveillance, China Human Rights Watch founder Xu Qin is arrested for “inciting subversion of state power”)
Radio Free Asia, November 8, 2021

Government Accountability (政府问责)

民企与官方关系千丝万缕 网信办与国企全方位渗透 (MITT’s continuous dispatch of key officials to tech companies shows the inextricable link between state enterprises and private businesses)
Radio Free Asia, November 9, 2021

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

美报告揭露中国黑客组织对美国敏感部门实施新一轮攻击 (Report reveals Chinese hacker group’s new round of attacks targeting sensitive U.S. departments)
Voice of America, November 9, 2021

Targeted Attack Campaign Against ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus Delivers Godzilla Webshells, NGLite Trojan and KdcSponge Stealer
Palo Alto Networks, November 7, 2021

Chinese tech companies appear to censor Uyghur and Tibetan
Protocol, November 8, 2021

2022 Beijing Winter Olympics (2022北京冬奥)

As the Beijing Winter Olympics countdown begins, calls to boycott the ‘Genocide Games’ grow
The Conversation, November 9, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

Calls to cast invalid votes or boycott election may breach national security law, Hong Kong security chief warns
Hong Kong Free Press, November 8, 2021

Hong Kong, mainland Chinese authorities in talks to allow quarantine-free voting in Legco poll at cross-border checkpoints
South China Morning Post, November 9, 2021

Hong Kong news outlet Stand News nominated for Reporters Without Borders Press Freedom Prize
Hong Kong Free Press, November 9, 2021

科大校長史維辭任 曾籲徹查周梓樂有否延誤救治 任內有科大學生因辦悼念會受處分(HKUST president Shyy Wei, who once demanded independent investigation into student Alex Chow's death in the 2019 protest and did not sign joint statement to support NSL, resigns)
Stand News, November 9, 2021

Commentary (评论)

China: #MeToo journalist and labour activist facing ‘subversion’ charge must be released
Amnesty International, November 9, 2021