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.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Xinjiang (新疆)

China’s treatment of Uygurs may be genocide, warns report by US Holocaust Museum
South China Morning Post, November 10, 2021

“To Make Us Slowly Disappear”: The Chinese Government’s Assault on the Uyghurs
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, November, 2021

Tibet (西藏)

China leaders ‘don’t understand variety of cultures’: Dalai Lama
Al Jazeera, November 10, 2021

Access to Justice (司法公正)

姬来松律师:李昱函寻衅滋事、诈骗案辩护词 (Lawyer Ji Laisong: Defense statement on “picking quarrels” and “fraud” charges against Li Yuhan)
Weiquanwang, November 10, 2021

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

‘We will not stop’: Students of Nanjing University protest school’s handling of sexual harassment case
SupChina, November 9, 2021

Government Accountability (政府问责)

The World Is Fed Up With China’s Belligerence
The Atlantic, November 9, 2021

2022 Beijing Winter Olympics (2022北京冬奥)

Beijing Olympics get ‘gold for repression’ in labor report
Associated Press, November 9, 2021

China: A gold medal for repression
International Trade Union Confederation, November 9, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong elections: anti-corruption agency arrests 3 for allegedly urging others to cast blank ballots in Legislative Council poll
South China Morning Post, November 10, 2021

Hong Kong ‘non-pro-establishment’ party Path of Democracy secures spots in ‘patriots only’ legislative race
Hong Kong Free Press, November 10, 2021

Hong Kong prosecutors cite Dominic Raab comments in bid to deny bail for Apple Daily boss
The Guardian, November 10, 2021

【蘋果日報案】高院就拒絕張劍虹保釋頒判詞 律政司:張可透過台灣蘋果網危國安(High Court hands down decision denying bail to Apple Daily Ex-CEO Cheung Kim-hung; prosecution: Cheung can threaten national security through Taiwan Apple Daily)
Stand News, November 10, 2021

Hong Kong activist denies partaking in Tiananmen Massacre vigil, says she attended park to protest police ban
Hong Kong Free Press, November 10, 2021

University chief who called for enquiry into Hong Kong student's death to step down
Radio Free Asia, November 9, 2021

Hong Kong student jailed for 40 months for rioting amid police storming of Prince Edward MTR station
Hong Kong Free Press, November 10, 2021

Commentary (评论)

“朝阳群众”无处不在,警察国家还是安全社会? (Are the omnipresent “Chaoyang masses” building a police state or a safe society?)
Voice of America, November 10, 2021