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 16, 2021

Xinjiang (新疆)

中国网民实地拍摄新疆再教育营视频 (A Chinese YouTuber provides the latest glimpse of Xinjiang re-education camp)
Radio Free Asia, November 16, 2021

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China Digital Times, November 15, 2021

Chinese Human Rights Lawyers Circulate Open Letter to Shanghai Authorities Appealing for Citizen Journalist Zhang Zhan to Receive a Full Physical Examination and Emergency Medical Treatment
China Change, November 15, 2021

吴有水:850天,小吴(吴葛健雄)终于来信了! (Wu Youshui: Finally, letters from my son Xiao Wu (Wu Gejianxiong) after 850 days!)
Weiquanwang, November 16, 2021

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Xi warns of Taiwan 'red line' in Biden meeting; US leader raises concerns over Xinjiang, Tibet, Hong Kong
Channel News Asia, November 16, 2021

Biden and Xi are meeting amid economic and military tensions.

The New York Times, November 16, 2021

Taiwan, Trade, Tech and More: A Tense Era in U.S.-China Ties

The New York Times, November 16, 2021

六中決議:八九政治風波由國際敵對勢力支持和煽動 (The Sixth Plenary Resolution: The 1989 political disturbance was “egged on” by international hostile forces)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 16, 2021

Full Text: Resolution of the CPC Central Committee on the Major Achievements and Historical Experience of the Party over the Past Century
Xinhua, November 16, 2021

China’s nominee to Interpol committee opposed by lawmakers from 20 countries
South China Morning Post, November 16, 2021

No Room To Run: China’s expanded mis(use) of INTERPOL since the rise of Xi Jinping
Safeguard Defenders, November 16, 2021

Xi Jinping’s Terrifying New China
The Atlantic, November 16, 2021

Access to Information (公众知情权)

Revising China's History, to Glorify Xi Jinping
The New York Times, November 16, 2021

首届中国网络文明大会将于11月19日在京举办 (The first China Internet Civilization Conference to be held in Beijing on November 19)
People's Daily, November 16, 2021

2022 Beijing Winter Olympics (2022北京冬奥)

Tough questions over Xinjiang loom for Olympians in China
Financial Times, November 15, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

【支聯會案】鄒幸彤 7 度被拒保釋 旁聽人士喊「堅持、加油」(Former Hong Kong Alliance vice-chair Chow Hang-tung is denied bail for the 7th time; attendees shout "hang in there," "add oil")
Stand News, November 16, 2021

American lawyer jailed for assaulting police officer during Hong Kong protests ‘acted in self-defence’, appeal court told
South China Morning Post, November 15, 2021

Google reveals details of 3 instances it removed content at request of Hong Kong police
Hong Kong Free Press, November 16, 2021

Hong Kong saw itself as Asia’s data hub, but Beijing’s strict cybersecurity rules threaten that status
South China Morning Post, November 16, 2021

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam refuses to explain Economist journalist’s visa denial, says HK is an ‘int’l city’
Hong Kong Free Press, November 16, 2021

Hong Kong Broadcaster’s Swift Turn From Maverick Voice to Official Mouthpiece

The New York Times, November 16, 2021