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 30, 2021

Xinjiang (新疆)

Leaked papers link Xinjiang crackdown with China leadership
The Guardian, November 29, 2021

The Xinjiang Papers: An Introduction
Uyghur Tribunal, November 27, 2021

Taiwan (台湾)

中国三年间引渡600多名台湾人至中国 破坏台湾主权 (Extradition of 600 overseas Taiwanese to China in 3 years undermines Taiwan’s sovereignty)
Radio Free Asia, November 29, 2021

China's Hunt for Taiwanese Overseas: use of extradition and deportation to undermine Taiwanese sovereignty
Safeguard Defenders, November 30, 2021

Access to Information (公众知情权)

China’s Silence on Peng Shuai Shows the Limits of Beijing's Propaganda
The New York Times, November 30, 2021

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China’s Subnational Influence at Work in the New York State Legislature
The Diplomat, November 29, 2021

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Chinese province targets journalists and students in planned surveillance system
Reuters, November 29, 2021

Punishing Journalists PRC Province's Latest Mass Surveillance Project, Won by Neusoft Powered By Huawei
IPVM, November 29, 2021

2022 Beijing Winter Olympics (2022北京冬奥)

无国界记者呼吁报道冬奥的媒体记者防范中国政府的监控 (Reporters Without Borders urges journalists covering Beijing Winter Olympics to protect themselves against surveillance by Chinese gov’t)
Voice of America, November 30, 2021

Beijing Winter Olympics: RSF urges press to protect themselves against surveillance
Reporters Without Borders, November 29, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

Public, media barred from observing ballot counts at special Hong Kong-mainland border voting stations
Hong Kong Free Press, November 30, 2021

Security law: Dozens of Hong Kong democrats to spend festive season in detention – subversion trial date still unclear
Hong Kong Free Press, November 30, 2021

民主派初選47人案押後明年3月4日提訊(National security case of 47 pro-democracy figures is adjourned until March 4 next year)
Ming Pao, November 29, 2021

Hong Kong schools must infuse civic, moral values into all subjects under new framework to be revealed soon
South China Morning Post, November 30, 2021

【杜絕躺平?】教育局推價值觀課程架構 增培育「勤勞」價值 刪「尊重人權」、「以批判思維認識祖國」(In new values education framework, EDB removes "respect human rights,” "understand motherland through critical thinking" from guidelines)

曾代理「12 港人」案 內地人權律師梁小軍被釘牌(Mainland human rights lawyer Liang Xiaojun, who once represented case of "12 Hong Kongers," is stripped of license)
Stand News, November 30, 2021

Some opinion survey questions could breach Hong Kong law, anti-graft chief warns
Hong Kong Free Press, November 30, 2021