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 24, 2021

Access to Justice (司法公正)

紧急关注:谢阳律师11月23日晚上在上海失联 (Urgent update: Lawyer Xie Yang lost contact in Shanghai on the night of November 23)
Weiquanwang, November 23, 2021

黄琦母亲癌症晚期病情恶化 盼见儿最后一面 (Mother of jailed activist Huang Qi is suffering from last stage cancer—seeing her son is her last wish)
Radio Free Asia, November 24, 2021

After 4 Years as Pawn in China-US Game, Seattle Man Is Home
The Diplomat, November 24, 2021

「彭帥事件」連鎖效應 專家聚焦北京「強迫失蹤」作法 (The ripple effect from Peng Shuai's disappearance: Experts focus on Beijing's “enforced disappearance”)
Deutsche Welle, November 24, 2021

Access to Information (公众知情权)

Keep out fake news in age of Covid-19, Chinese propaganda chief urges world media
South China Morning Post, November 23, 2021

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China’s Quest for Greater ‘Discourse Power’
The Diplomat, November 24, 2021

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Chinese tech philanthropy in the age of ‘common prosperity’
SupChina, November 23, 2021

2022 Beijing Winter Olympics (2022北京冬奥)

Peng Shuai: Human Rights Watch accuses IOC of sportswashing in case of Chinese tennis star
CNN, November 23, 2021

Peng Shuai to Xinjiang - the issues dogging the Beijing Olympics
Agence France-Presse, November 24, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

Poll finds only half of Hongkongers inclined to vote in upcoming legislative race – a record low
Hong Kong Free Press, November 24, 2021

【立法會爭位】《大公報》點名追擊民研 斥民調煽惑不投票 鍾劍華:學術研究沒理由構成煽動(Pro-Beijing newspaper accuses HKPORI LegCo election survey of inciting to not vote)
Stand News, November 24, 2021

HKPOP releases the first round of LegCo Election Survey results, the latest popularities of CE and SAR Government along with PSI and GGPI
Hong Kong Public Opinion Research Institute, November 23, 2021

Hong Kong to revive bill bolstering copyright law as minister warns satire and parodies must toe national security line
South China Morning Post, November 24, 2021