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, November 12, 2021

Xinjiang (新疆)

Chinese agents operating abroad to get Uyghurs deported, ICC told
The Guardian, November 11, 2021

美大屠杀博物馆发布报告 再次确认新疆发生着反人类罪行(U.S. Holocaust Museum report details crimes against humanity in Xinjiang)
Voice of America, November 11, 2021

U.S. Holocaust Museum report shows China increasing Uyghur repression
PBS, November 9, 2021

Taiwan (台湾)

As Distrust of China Grows, Europe May Inch Closer to Taiwan

The New York Times, November 11, 2021

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Family of jailed Chinese chronicler of Wuhan lockdown pleads for her release
The Washington Post, November 12, 2021

前贵州大学教授杨绍政被正式批捕(Yang Shaozheng, former professor of Guizhou University and critic of government policies, is formally arrested)
Radio Free Asia, November 11, 2021

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Chinese Communist Party resolution cements Xi Jinping’s leadership, putting him on par with Mao, and paves way for legacy-defining third term
South China Morning Post, November 11, 2021

How Will Xi Jinping Rewrite History?
Foreign Policy, November 10, 2021

封堵华为、中兴设备 拜登签署《安全设备法案》(Blocking Huawei and ZTE’s equipment, Biden signs the " Secure Equipment Act of 2021")
Deutsche Welle, November 12, 2021

Bill Signed: H.R. 3919
The White House, November 11, 2021

China and U.S., at Odds on Many Issues, Agree on a Surprise Climate Deal

The New York Times, November 11, 2021

中共六中全会强力维稳,异议人士被迫离京 行动受限(“Stability maintenance” during CPC Central Committee’s 6th Plenum drove dissidents out of Beijing and limited others’ movements)
Voice of America, November 11, 2021

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Headlines From China: China’s Tech Crackdown Is Upending Lives From Beijing to Kentucky
ChinaFilmInsider, November 10, 2021

2022 Beijing Winter Olympics (2022北京冬奥)

Beijing Olympic sponsors urged to speak up on human rights abuses in China
Agence France-Presse, November 12, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

National security law: Hong Kong’s self-styled ‘Captain America’ jailed for nearly 6 years for inciting secession
South China Morning Post, November 11, 2021

裁決理由:香港特別行政區 訴 馬俊文 (Reasons for Verdict: HKSAR v. MA CHUN MAN)
Hong Kong District Court, October 25, 2021

Ex-police officer arrested over ‘seditious’ social media post ‘inciting hatred’ against Hong Kong gov’t
Hong Kong Free Press, November 12, 2021

Hong Kong speedboat fugitive in 'educational reform' program in Guangdong prison
Radio Free Asia, November 10, 2021

Behind bars, Hong Kong’s democrats remain popular
The Economist, November 11, 2021

Hackers Targeted Apple Devices in Hong Kong for Widespread Attack
Wired, November 11, 2021

言語治療師工會5理事被控 其中兩人申請保釋被拒(Two of five members of General Union of Hong Kong Speech Therapists charged in connection with “seditious” children’s books are denied bail)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 12, 2021

Hong Kong Broadcaster's Swift Turn From Maverick Voice to Official Mouthpiece
The New York Times, November 12, 2021

Hong Kong’s new M+ museum will display works by Ai Weiwei, but exhibitions will also ‘comply with the law’, arts hub official says
South China Morning Post, November 11, 2021

Hong Kong's M+ Museum Is Finally Open. It's Already in Danger.
The New York Times, November 12, 2021

前區議員葉錦龍涉刑毁拒捕罪不成立 官:警無展示委任證未表明拘捕無權用武力(Former district councillor Sam Yip acquitted of criminal damage charge; judge: police did not show warrant card and have no right to use force)
Ming Pao, November 11, 2021

城大校長郭位不續任 去年未簽理解《國安法》聯署聲明(Contract of CityU president Kuo Way, who did not sign joint statement to support NSL, will not be renewed when it ends in 2023), November 11, 2021

Commentary (评论)

Opinion: Xi Jinping, China's eternal president
Deutsche Welle, November 11, 2021

Hong Kong: ‘Captain America’ sentencing exposes ‘dangerously disproportionate’ restrictions on rights
Amnesty International, November 11, 2021

Hong Kong: Harsh Sentence for Shouting Slogans
Human Rights Watch, November 11, 2021