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.

Monday, August 08, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

Chinese Military Drills Aim to Awe, Both Abroad and at Home
中国用军演和宣传安抚国内民众,试图缓和公众失望情绪

The New York Times, August 8, 2022

U.S. Seeks to Reassure Asian Allies as China’s Military Grows Bolder
亚太冲突风险加剧,美国盟友面临艰难选择

The New York Times, August 8, 2022

拉攏抗中 拜登9月將召開太平洋島國峰會(To shore up resistance against China, Biden to hold summit of Pacific island countries in Sept.)
Deutsche Welle, August 7, 2022

应对中国威胁,美五大军种加强印太威慑态势(In response to China’s threat, 5 U.S. military services strengthen the Indo-Pacific deterrence posture)
Voice of America, August 8, 2022

China resumes military drills off Taiwan after shelving US talks
The Guardian, August 8, 2022

Related:
为期三天的封岛演习后解放军还不停手 跨过台湾海峡中线演习“将常态化”(After 3-day suspension, Chinese military continues to conduct joint exercises around Taiwan, which will be "normalized")
Voice of America, August 8, 2022

麦迪安调查报告:中国制造72个假新闻网站攻击美国与西方社会(Mandiant report: China set up 72 fake news sites to attack U.S., Western societies)
Radio France Internationale, August 7, 2022

Related:
Pro-PRC “HaiEnergy” Information Operations Campaign Leverages Infrastructure from Public Relations Firm to Disseminate Content on Inauthentic News Sites
Mandiant, August 4, 2022

The crisis over Taiwan is yet another test for Xi Jinping
The Economist, August 5, 2022

Chinese envoy to France Lu Shaye doubles down on Taiwan ‘re-education’ aims
South China Morning Post, August 8, 2022

Chinese private security firms are growing their presence in Africa: why it matters
The Conversation, August 8, 2022

Freed From Prison in China, Taiwan Activist Urges Resistance to Beijing’s Threats
The New York Times, August 8, 2022

About 20 Hong Kong members of national legislature will visit Xinjiang to better understand human rights conditions and local governance
South China Morning Post, August 8, 2022

Human Rights Defenders & Civil Society (人权捍卫者与公民社会)

Chinese secret police warned exiled Hong Kong businessman over parliament plan
Radio Free Asia, August 8, 2022

9前民主派涉議會衝突違特權條例 事隔近兩年多 3人獲撤控 一人准簽保守行為 (Charges are dropped against 3 of 9 former Hong Kong opposition lawmakers charged with intrusion into LegCo; 1 handed a bind-over order)
Mingpao News, August 8, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

Hong Kong’s former security deputy Sonny Au to head local committee on safeguarding national security
South China Morning Post, August 8, 2022

葉劉批英國議會制度封閉 指民意授權較本港立法會議員低 (Regina Ip criticizes British parliamentary system as nontransparent, less accountable to the public than LegCo)
inmediahk.net, August 7, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

Sanya lockdown traps tens of thousands of tourists in ‘China’s Hawaii’
三亚封城防疫 数万游客被困

Financial Times, August 8, 2022

What does the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps do, aside from forced labor?
SupChina, August 8, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

After China’s Military Spectacle, Options Narrow for Winning Over Taiwan
中国军演“大棒”或加深台湾政治怀疑,令其愈加疏远

The New York Times, August 8, 2022

U.S. banned imports from China’s Xinjiang region. Will Americans object?
Washington Post, August 8, 2022

In Turbulent Times, Xi Builds a Security Fortress for China, and Himself
习近平如何利用“国家安全”强化控制、巩固权力

The New York Times, August 8, 2022

The pursuit of patriotism: Why mandatory study tours of mainland China are a bad idea
Hong Kong Free Press, August 6, 2022

Friday, August 05, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

Pelosi: China cannot isolate Taiwan by preventing visits
Associated Press, August 5, 2022

China Sends Ships and Planes Toward Taiwan, Despite Rising Criticism
无视批评,中国继续向台海派出军舰和飞机

The New York Times, August 5, 2022

Related:
China sanctions US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi after Taiwan trip
Aljazeera, August 5, 2022

北京宣佈制裁佩洛西 中美互批「挑釁」(Beijing announces sanctions against Pelosi, eight “counter measures”)
Deutsche Welle, August 5, 2022

With 5 Missiles, China Sends Stark Signal to Japan and U.S. on Taiwan
中国向日本海域发射导弹传达了什么信号

The New York Times, August 5, 2022

白宫召见中国驻美大使秦刚,抗议中方在台海军事行动升级(White House summons Chinese Ambassador to U.S. to protest China's escalating military action in Taiwan Strait)
Voice of America, August 5, 2022

Taiwan tensions: China halts co-operation with US on key issues
The BBC, August 5, 2022

Xi tested as Chinese nationalists bristle at Pelosi Taiwan visit
Aljazeera, August 5, 2022

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi walks out of Asean events after US and Japan hit out at Taiwan drills
South China Morning Post, August 5, 2022

Philippine senator chides Beijing’s envoy over one-China advice after Pelosi’s Taiwan trip
South China Morning Post, August 5, 2022

Human Rights Defenders & Civil Society (人权捍卫者与公民社会)

陕西女工程师帮村民举报污染获刑后改判无罪,申请240万元国赔 (Female engineer in Shaanxi, imprisoned for nearly two years for helping villagers report pollution, seeks 2.4 million yuan in state compensation after court overturns guilty verdict)
Toutiao News, August 4, 2022

"We never expected that after all that, there would be such a cruel outcome"
Radio Free Asia, August 5, 2022

煽惑六四集結罪成囚15月 鄒幸彤就定罪及刑罰上訴 排期10.11審理 (Chow Hang-Tung’s appeal against her 15-month jail sentence for inciting June 4 assembly to be heard on October 11)
inmediahk.net, August 5, 2022

涉庭內拍手被控煽動 「旁聽師」五度高院申保釋被拒 完庭稱:公唔公義大家知道 (Audience member accused of inciting subversion for clapping in court is denied bail for the 5th time: “Everyone knows what is and isn’t fair”
inmediahk.net, August 5, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

Hong Kong’s Secretary for Justice Paul Lam addresses concerns over timely court proceedings for 47 opposition activists arrested for national security law violations
South China Morning Post, August 5, 2022

Related:
Hong Kong’s secretary for justice: "I intend to speak up about city’s high degree of rule of law"
South China Morning Post, August 5, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

China to allow Turkish delegation to come to Xinjiang 2 months after UN human rights chief’s visit
South China Morning Post, August 5, 2022

On China’s Internet, Fury at Pelosi’s Visit to Taiwan Turns to Frustration
中国部分网民对佩洛西访台的愤怒转为沮丧,不满中方回应
The Wall Street Journal, August 4-5, 2022

China: surveillance tech is extending from the classroom to kids’ summer holidays
Global Voices, August 5, 2022

Lawmaker Eunice Yung takes out newspaper ad to disown father-in-law over NSL concerns
The Standard, August 5, 2022

Hong Kong names new broadcasting chief
The Standard, August 5, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

A foreigner’s life in a Beijing jail in 2009
SupChina, August 4, 2022

This Is How the U.S. Will Stand With Taiwan
美国该如何帮助台湾反抗中国的霸凌

The New York Times, August 5, 2022

China’s Drills Around Taiwan Give Hint About Its Strategy
中国实弹军演暗示未来对台战略:逼迫而非入侵
The Wall Street Journal, August 4-5, 2022

Thursday, August 04, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

Welcomed by Taiwan, Pelosi Leaves Rising Tensions With China in Her Wake
The New York Times, August 3, 2022

China unleashes wave of military drills around Taiwan after Nancy Pelosi’s trip
Financial Times, August 4, 2022

台湾外交部谴责中国效法北韩任意试射导弹(Taiwan's foreign ministry condemns China's arbitrary missile test)
Radio France Internationale, August 4, 2022

G7外长发涉台声明:北京震怒 台北致谢(G7 foreign ministers issue Taiwan-related statement: Beijing is angry, Taipei sends thanks)
Deutsche Welle, August 4, 2022

Related:
G7 Foreign Ministers’ Statement on Preserving Peace and Stability Across the Taiwan Strait
U.S. Department of State, August 3, 2022

China scolds G7 foreign ministers over Taiwan statement
Channel News Asia, August 4, 2022

China scraps meeting with Japanese foreign minister after G7 statement
South China Morning Post, August 4, 2022

美国常务副国务卿开始南太之行抗衡中国影响力(U.S. Deputy Secretary of State begins South Pacific trip to counter China’s influence)
Voice of America, August 4, 2022

Human Rights Defenders & Civil Society (人权捍卫者与公民社会)

甘肃徽县民主维权人士龙克海遭刑事拘留(Long Kehai, pro-democracy rights defender in Huixian County, Gansu Province, is criminally detained)
Weiquanwang, August 4, 2022

China arrests Taiwanese man for 'separatism' as Pelosi departs democratic island
Radio Free Asia, August 3, 2022

Hong Kong to pursue Canada-based political activists under national security law
Radio Free Asia, August 3, 2022

男教師示威場合藏鐳射筆判囚5個月 准保釋候上訴 求情指因案失教職 (Teacher, sentenced to 5 months in prison for hiding laser pen is granted bail pending appeal, writes in pleading that he had lost his job because of the case)
inmediahk.net, August 4, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

Hong Kong Education Bureau explains why Hong Kong was ’not a colony,’ after public left ‘confused’ by such comments
Hong Kong Free Press, August 4, 2022

Related:
Hong Kong schools expected to help students discern fake news and know consequences of sharing it under new framework released by education authorities
South China Morning Post, August 4, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

北京极限施压佩洛西访台,结果出人意料中国网民怒火反噬中共(Beijing’s extreme pressure on Pelosi's visit to Taiwan has triggered anger among Chinese netizens toward CPC)
Voice of America, August 5, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

Perils of Preaching Nationalism Play Out on Chinese Social Media
民族主义的“反噬”:为何他们不满北京对佩洛西访台的应对

The New York Times, August 4, 2022

More Than a Show: China’s Exercises Could Help It Practice Seizing Taiwan
惩罚佩洛西访台,中国用军事演习锻炼封锁台湾能力

The New York Times, August 4, 2022

Xi’s Great Leap Backward
Foreign Policy, August 4, 2022

China’s Global Soundbite Factory>
China Media Project, August 4, 2022

Protest Hides in Plain Sight in Hong Kong
Wired, August 4, 2022

Wednesday, August 03, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

中国加大对台军事威吓 福建龙田军用机场疑扩建完工 (China intensifies its military threat against Taiwan; expansion of Fujian Longtian military airport appears complete)
Voice of America, August 3, 2022

Nancy Pelosi arrives in Taiwan as China puts military on high alert
The Guardian, August 2, 2022

Related:
China imposes sanctions on Taiwan over Pelosi trip: What are they
The Straits Times, August 3, 2022

Top Hong Kong officials, politicians slam US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s ‘extremely selfish’ visit to Taiwan, say it tramples on one-China policy
South China Morning Post, August 3, 2022

Russia backs China on Taiwan as sanctions, incursions expected during Pelosi visit
Radio Free Asia, August 2, 2022

澳洲反外国干预法第一案:华裔男子被控意图影响对华政策
A Test Case for Australia’s Broad New Law Against Foreign Meddling

The New York Times, July 29, 2022

Human Rights Defenders & Civil Society (人权捍卫者与公民社会)

佩洛西见人权活动者 吁认识中共专制保卫自由民主 (Pelosi meets with human rights activists, urges rights workers to educate Taiwanese about China's autocracy and defend Taiwan's democracy)
Radio Free Asia, August 3, 2022

长期从事“台独”分裂活动,杨智渊被国家安全机关刑事拘传审查 (Yang Zhiyuan is criminally detained for his long-term "Taiwan independence" separatist activities)
The Paper, August 3, 2022

Security officials condemn proposal by overseas opposition figures to set up "Hong Kong Parliament"
South China Morning Post, August 3, 2022

Hong Kong protests: former food delivery worker known for Captain America look wins appeal against secession jail term, sentence cut by 9 months
South China Morning Post, August 3, 2022

Exiled Hong Kong bookseller to ask Pelosi for help
The Standard, August 3, 2022

11.11旺角以雜物堵路兼損壞交通燈 23歲青年判監8個月 (23-year-old sentenced to 8 months in prison for blocking road with debris and damaging traffic lights in Mong Kok protest)
inmediahk.net, August 3, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

单身女性冻卵案”一审原告败诉 开放非医疗冻卵争议大 (Plaintiff’s loss in the first "single women's egg freezing case" unleashes non-medical egg freezing controversy)
Caixin, August 3, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

China shocked after man allegedly drives over girlfriend repeatedly and kills her, reigniting gender-based violence debate
South China Morning Post, August 3, 2022

Hong Kong’s John Lee is joint-least popular leader immediately after taking office, survey finds
Hong Kong Free Press, August 3, 2022

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

Live Updates: Pelosi Arrives in Taiwan, Drawing China’s Condemnation
The New York Times, August 2, 2022

U.S. Warns China Not to Turn Pelosi’s Expected Trip to Taiwan Into a "Crisis"
The New York Times, August 2, 2022

Live Updates: Pelosi Arrives in Taiwan, Drawing China’s Condemnation
The New York Times, August 2, 2022

Related:
Nancy Pelosi to meet Taiwan’s president on Wednesday
Financial Times, August 1, 2022

China suspends imports of Taiwanese sweets, biscuits, pastries ahead of Nancy Pelosi’s likely visit
South China Morning Post, August 2, 2022

Chinese Internet Company Sina Abruptly Shuts Down ‘Sina Taiwan’ Platform
What's on Weibo, August 1, 2022

British MPs plan visit to Taiwan as tension with China simmers
The Guardian, August 1, 2022

Chinese broadcaster CCTV says it dares to fight Western media monopoly on public opinion"
South China Morning Post, August 2, 2022

Human Rights Defenders & Civil Society (人权捍卫者与公民社会)

China’s Heavy-Handed Push to Prevent a UN Report on Xinjiang
The Diplomat, August 1, 2022

太原郇城归正教会安彦魁传道“偷越国边境”案将于2022年8月5日上午九点开庭(Taiyuan Huancheng Reformed Church preacher An Yankui, accused of "secretly crossing the national border or frontier," to stand trial on August 5, 2022)
Weiquanwang, August 1, 2022

Hong Kong activist detained for inciting subversion of state wins judicial review to lift reporting restrictions on case
South China Morning Post, August 2, 2022

Hong Kong national security police arrest two over "seditious" online posts
Hong Kong Free Press, August 2, 2022

No need to prove subject of national security data probe is foreign agent, Hong Kong court rules
Hong Kong Free Press, August 2, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

China’s state-run semiconductor fund engulfed in scandal as Beijing probes three senior executives for alleged corruption
South China Morning Post, August 2, 2022

Hong Kong was ruled by Britain during occupation but was never its colony, education authorities say
South China Morning Post, August 2, 2022

Related:
教育局編中小學「國教年曆」 建議討論共產黨發展、年看三套愛國抗日電影 (Through “National Education Calendar” for primary and secondary schools, Hong Kong Education Bureau recommends discussion of CPC development and screening 3 patriotic, anti-Japanese films per year)
inmediahk.net, August 2, 2022<

Current Topics (热门话题)

产业巨头接连落马 中国芯片掀烂尾潮?(Is the fall of top Chinese chipmakers’ leaders triggering an industry’s downward spiral?)
Radio Free Asia, August 1, 2022

選民總數10年首跌 新登記10年新低 18至20歲選民跌四成 滿71歲增7.8%最多 (Total number of voters in Hong Kong falls for first time in 10 years: New registrants at 10-year low with a 40% drop among the 18–20 age group, but a 7.8% increase among those 71 and older)
Mingpao News, August 2, 2022

John Lee to lead delegation to APEC summit, unafraid of sanctions
The Standard, August 2, 2022

INTERVIEW: Hong Kong Chronicles is CCP's bid to rewrite city's history
Radio Free Asia, August 1, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

Nancy Pelosi: Why I’m leading a congressional delegation to Taiwan
Washington Post, August 2, 2022

A day in the life of Xu Zhangrun
SupChina, August 1, 2022

Why Hong Kong should heed UN condemnation of its failure to protect basic rights
South China Morning Post, August 2, 2022

Monday, August 01, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

中国宣布在台湾对岸举行实弹军演(China announces live-fire military exercises on other side of Taiwan)
Voice of America, July 31, 2022

彭博社:中国政府机构要求设立TikTok隐形账户加强对西方的宣传(Bloomberg: Chinese gov’t asks TikTok to set up invisible accounts to boost propaganda in the West)
Voice of America, July 30, 2022

Related:
Chinese Government Asked TikTok for Stealth Propaganda Account
Bloomberg, July 29, 2022

二十大前夕 中国加强清网重点整治直播领域(On eve of 20th CPC National Congress, China strengthens clean-up of Internet with focus on “rectifying” livestreaming)
Radio Free Asia, July 31, 2022

Human Rights Defenders & Civil Society (人权捍卫者与公民社会)

佩洛西有望周二访台 见民运团体与人权工作者(Pelosi is expected to visit Taiwan on Tuesday to meet pro-democracy groups, human rights workers)
Radio Free Asia, August 1, 2022

湖南异议人士谭兵林因“寻衅滋事”遭刑事拘留(Hunan dissident Tan Binglin is under criminal detention for "picking quarrels and provoking trouble")
Radio Free Asia, August 1, 2022

“单身女冻卵案”当事人将提上诉(Plaintiff of "single woman's egg freezing case" to appeal after losing in first instance court)
Radio Free Asia, July 31, 2022

Hong Kong barrister cites UN report on ‘overly broad’ interpretation of sedition law in case against speech therapists
Hong Kong Free Press, August 1, 2022

Student walks free from unlawful assembly allegation
The Standard, August 1, 2022

【理大圍城】4人尖沙咀暴動罪成 穿白衣、無裝備被告躲藏大廈梯間 官指無合理辯解 ([Poly-U Siege] Judge convicts 4 in Tsim Sha Tsui riot: Defendants had no reasonable excuse for wearing white and hiding in building despite absence of protest paraphernalia)
inmediahk.net, July 30, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

Xi Jinping urges Chinese Communist Party to step up efforts to ‘win hearts and minds’ in Hong Kong and Taiwan
South China Morning Post, July 31, 2022

China’s cyberspace watchdog reports ‘significant results’ in online platform regulation
South China Morning Post, July 31, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

China’s Xi Promotes Team of Allies to Influential Posts, Fortifying His Power
习近平提拔亲信担任重要职位,进一步巩固权力
The Wall Street Journal, July 29-August 1, 2022

感动全中国的“二舅”被指多处造假(Popular online short video “Second Uncle” in China is said to contain many fabrications)
Radio France Internationale, August 1, 2022

NETIZEN VOICES: ONLINE ANTI-JAPANESE SENTIMENT LEADS TO WOMAN’S ARREST, FESTIVALS’ CANCELLATIONS"
China Digital Times, July 30, 2022

People’s Liberation Army’s Hong Kong garrison holds first flag-raising ceremony at Central designated zone marking military anniversary
South China Morning Post, August 1, 2022

Hong Kong protests: Oscar-winning director Malcolm Clarke releases documentary series offering different take on 2019 unrest, says he is not "working for the Chinese government"
South China Morning Post, July 31, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

Why Pelosi’s Proposed Taiwan Visit Is Raising U.S.-China Tensions
“政治雷区”:为何佩洛西拟议中的访台行程如此敏感

The New York Times, August 1, 2022

How foreign money is still fuelling abuses in Xinjiang
Financial Times, August 1, 2022

Why the US using a Cold War ‘containment’ strategy against China would be a colossal error
South China Morning Post, July 30, 2022

LITTLE SPACE FOR UNMARRIED WOMEN IN CCP DEMOGRAPHIC POLICIES
China Digital Times, July 29, 2022

Chinese artist Badiucao: Drawing truth to power
60 Minutes, CBS News, July 31, 2022

Friday, July 29, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

CHINESE DIPLOMACY AND SOFT POWER IN AN ERA OF “GREAT-POWER COMPETITION”
China Digital Times, July 28, 2022

Report on TikTok's 'excessive' harvesting of user data sparks security concerns
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2022

Number of people resigning from Hong Kong government jobs doubles from previous year
Hong Kong Free Press, July 29, 2022

肯尼亚总统大选临近,中国成为选战焦点话题(As Kenya's presidential election approaches, China has become the focus)
Voice of America, July 29, 2022

Human Rights Defenders & Civil Society (人权捍卫者与公民社会)

原贵州大学教授杨绍政涉嫌煽动颠覆国家政权案于今天在贵阳市中级法院不公开审理(Former Guizhou University professor Yang Shaozheng, accused of “inciting subversion of state power,” goes on trial today behind closed doors in Guiyang Intermediate Court)
Weiquanwang, July 29, 2022

Jailed Chinese dissident sends wife 'suspect' letter from Xinjiang prison cell
Radio Free Asia, July 29, 2022

Prominent Chinese rights activist 'paralyzed' while awaiting trial in Jiangsu
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2022

4 ex-leaders of defunct Hong Kong activist group Student Politicism plead guilty to conspiring to incite subversion
Hong Kong Free Press, July 29, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

习近平在政治局会议为 “动态清零”定调 ”坚持动态清零就是胜利”(Xi Jinping set tone for "dynamic zero" at Politburo meeting: " Insistence on dynamic zero is victory" )
Radio Free Asia, July 29, 2022

美通过芯片法案抗衡中国(U.S. passes CHIPs Act to counter China)
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2022

欧盟呼吁废除中国在香港实施的《国家安全法》(EU calls on China to repeal National Security Law in Hong Kong)
Radio France Internationale, July 28, 2022

‘Abandon arrogance, face fact that national security law has restored stability in Hong Kong’: Beijing to UN Human Rights Committee on report proposing repeal of legislation
South China Morning Post, July 29, 2022

A Test Case for Australia’s Broad New Law Against Foreign Meddling
澳洲反外国干预法第一案:华裔男子被控意图影响对华政策

The New York Times, July 29, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

Xi Jinping tells Joe Biden not to ‘play with fire’ over Taiwan in two-hour call
The Guardian, July 28, 2022

Related:
Biden and Xi Conduct Marathon Call During Time of Rising Tensions
拜登与习近平通话逾两小时,台湾问题成焦点

The New York Times, July 29, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

UN Human Rights Committee Criticizes Rulings of Hong Kong’s Top Court
The Diplomat, July 29, 2022

A Shrinking China Can’t Overtake America
Foreign Policy, July 29, 2022

As Congress Debated Landmark China Bill, Beijing Surged Ahead
中国成功制造7纳米芯片,这意味着什么

The New York Times, July 29, 2022

Thursday, July 28, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

北京办“人权论坛” 评论:找债权国背书掩盖中国恶行(China holds 2022 Beijing Human Rights Forum; critique: Using endorsement of creditor nations to cover up China's bad actions)
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2022

报告:新疆生产建设兵团在新疆镇压维吾尔人上发挥核心作用(Report: Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps plays central role in Xinjiang crackdown on Uyghurs)
Voice of America, July 28, 2022

Related:
Until Nothing is Left: China's Settler Corporation and its Human Rights Violations in the Uyghur Region
Sheffield Hallam University, July 26, 2022

For Hong Kong’s Beijing-Backed Officials, Xi’s All That
赞扬讲话、表达忠诚,香港官场掀起“学习习近平”热

The New York Times, July 28, 2022

China’s Wolf Warrior Diplomacy Is Fading
The Diplomat, July 27, 2022

HOW XIAOHONGSHU CENSORS “SUDDEN INCIDENTS”
China Digital Times, July 27, 2022

Human Rights Defenders & Civil Society (人权捍卫者与公民社会)

政治犯张海涛狱中家书疑点重重 家属求助人权机构(Political prisoner Zhang Haitao's letter to family is filled with suspicious points; family seeks help from UN human rights mechanism)
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2022

Court in China’s Shandong jails poet who called on Xi Jinping to step down
Radio Free Asia, July 27, 2022

Ex-Hong Kong district councillor jailed for 7 months for shouting insults at police during protest
Hong Kong Free Press, July 28, 2022

Teacher exodus leaves Hong Kong schools scrambling to hire fresh graduates, fill vacancies for senior positions
South China Morning Post, July 28, 2022

Activists plan to vote for ‘Hong Kong parliament’ abroad amid questions about its legitimacy
South China Morning Post, July 27, 2022

【香港法庭】義務急救員不服暴動罪成被判4年提上訴 法官:急救員就不可參與暴動嗎?(Judge slams argument that first responders cannot be protestors, as volunteer first responder is sentenced to 4 years in prison for rioting)
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2022

民主黨無意參加立會補選 羅健熙:選委界勝算不高難吸引黨友 (HK Democratic Party says it has no intention of participating in LegCo by-elections, citing low odds of winning seats on election committee and difficulty in attracting members)
inmediahk.net, July 28, 2022

鄧棨然近月被獄方2度扣分 指「思想」成績不合格 維權律師:或因此失通訊權 (Hong Kong man imprisoned in China who stopped communicating with family may have lost right after failing “ideology” test)
inmediahk.net, July 28, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

联合国人权事务委员要求香港废除《国安法》,并立即停止实施该法(UN Human Rights Committee urges Hong Kong to repeal National Security Law and immediately stop enforcing it)
Voice of America, July 28, 2022

Related:
Concluding observations on the fourth periodic report of Hong Kong, China
CCPR Human Rights Committee, July 27, 2022

Senate Passes $280 Billion Industrial Policy Bill to Counter China
美参议院通过2800亿美元法案,意在制衡中国

The New York Times, July 28, 2022

習近平:中共20大將定調黨要舉什麼旗走什麼路(Xi Jinping: 20th National Congress of CPC to set tone for party's direction, path)
Deutsche Welle, July 28, 2022

China’s Politburo ‘insists’ on zero-Covid, omits mention of GDP growth target
South China Morning Post, July 28, 2022

Independent audit of Hong Kong COVID tracking system discloses vulnerabilities
Radio Free Asia, July 27, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

Xi Jinping tells cadres to prepare for ‘critical moment’ for China ahead of Communist Party congress
South China Morning Post, July 28, 2022

Hong Kong to cancel Cantonese taught Chinese when conditions are met, says education chief
The Standard, July 28, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

With Crisis Everywhere, Do Democracies Have an Edge?
危机时期,民主制度与专制制度孰优孰劣?

The New York Times, July 28, 2022

每周时事分析:中韩关系要面临巨变吗?(Weekly Current Affairs Analysis: Will China-South Korea relations face dramatic changes?)
Financial Times, July 28, 2022

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

Will Chinese President Xi Jinping be given the formal title of ‘the people’s leader’?
South China Morning Post, July 27, 2022

China: Xi Jinping uses Hong Kong, Xinjiang trips to bolster his power
Deutsche Welle, July 26, 2022

For Hong Kong’s Beijing-Backed Officials, Xi’s All That
The New York Times, July 27, 2022

Related:
Hong Kong held over 60 seminars in a month to promote speech by China’s Xi Jinping
Hong Kong Free Press, July 27, 2022

Human Rights Defenders & Civil Society (人权捍卫者与公民社会)

江苏人权捍卫者徐秦狱中身体境况危急 已瘫痪 (Xu Qin, Jiangsu rights defender charged with "inciting subversion of state power," is paralyzed in detention center while her case is suspended by the court)
Weiquanwang, July 27, 2022

The rise and fall of LGBTQ student groups in China
SupChina, July 27, 2022

海外港人籌備「香港議會」普選 盼選出國際代表為港人發聲 (Overseas Hong Kongers plan to form "Hong Kong parliament" abroad, hope to elect international representatives to give voice to Hong Kong people)
Radio Free Asia, July 27, 2022

Ex-student leader charged over ‘inciting others to cast blank votes’ in Hong Kong election
Hong Kong Free Press, July 27, 2022

Hong Kong court grants bail to man facing rioting charge over 2019 Yuen Long attacks
Hong Kong Free Press, July 27, 2022

12港人】家屬稱鄧棨然最近3個月音訊全無 向傳媒求助後獄方網上系統突然更新(Family of Hong Kong man imprisoned in China seeks help from media after no communication for 3 months; Chinese prison system website suddenly provides updates on his case)
Radio Free Asia, July 27, 2022

曾街頭奏《願榮光》 「二胡伯伯」否認東涌無牌演奏 9月審訊(“Uncle Erhu,” known for his street performances of “Glory to Hong Kong,” is charged with playing an instrument without a permit; trial to begin on September 5)
inmediahk.net, July 27, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

Hong Kong must repeal national security law: UN watchdog
Agence France-Presse, July 27, 2022

Related:
Concluding observations on the fourth periodic report of Hong Kong, China
CCPR Human Rights Committee, July 27, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

‘A dangerous moment’: China warns of consequences if Pelosi visits Taiwan
The Guardian, July 27, 2022

Beyond China: US’ Xinjiang cotton ban has far-reaching implications, even for Asian alternatives
South China Morning Post, July 27, 2022

TikTok:中国科技之光?还是为官方搜光个资?(TikTok: The shining light of Chinese technology? Or personal data collection for the gov’t?)
Radio Free Asia, July 26, 2022

想「潤」的60後:從文革到計劃生育,壓倒他們的最後一根稻草是上海封城 (The post-60s who want to "run": From Cultural Revolution to family planning, the Shanghai lockdown is the last straw)
Initium Media, July 27, 2022

李家超獲頒大紫荊勳章 多名現任及前任官員獲金紫荊星章(John Lee is awarded Hong Kong Grand Bauhinia Medal; numerous current, former officials get Gold Bauhinia Star)
inmediahk.net, July 27, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

China’s Pacific Push Is Backfiring
Foreign Policy, July 26, 2022

Can a New U.S. Law Prevent Uyghur Forced Labor?
ChinaFile, July 26, 2022

China Must Free Human Rights Lawyer Chang Weiping: Unfair Trial A Travesty of Justice
Chinese Human Rights Defenders, July 26, 2022

Free flags and forbidden fishtails: Hong Kong’s new patriots-only era
Hong Kong Free Press, July 27, 2022

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

China may increase cultural imports as part of 28-point plan to boost its soft power overseas
South China Morning Post, July 26, 2022

中国在非洲开展新一轮外交活动
Where China Is Changing Its Diplomatic Ways (at Least a Little)

The New York Times, July 26, 2022

China exploits US social media to push its own Xinjiang narratives, report finds
Radio Free Asia, July 25, 2022

Related:
Assessing the impact of CCP information operations related to Xinjiang
Australian Strategic Policy Institute, July 20, 2022

Open letter to UN High Commissioner for human rights
China Daily, July 26, 2022

Human Rights Defenders & Civil Society (人权捍卫者与公民社会)

Chinese human rights lawyer Chang Weiping in closed-door trial as family barred from county
South China Morning Post, July 26, 2022

人权律师常玮平案开庭日,其妻和孩子前去旁听遭警方恶意路况围堵 (Human rights lawyer Chang Weiping's wife and child blocked by the police from attending his trial)
Weiquanwang, July 26, 2022

The 6th China Human Rights Lawyers Day: Recording and Full Text
China Change, July 25, 2022

关注:著名诗人、知名山东异议人士鲁扬先生被聊城中级人民法院重判6年 (Lu Yang, well-known poet and dissident in Shandong, is sentenced to 6 years for “inciting subversion of state power”)
Weiquanwang, July 26, 2022

Beijing-backed media print full page attacks on last active protest group in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Free Press, July 26, 2022

Hong Kong’s leading bookstores decline to stock new book by last governor Chris Patten
Hong Kong Free Press, July 26, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

【香港法庭】3反送中案判官被投訴偏頗 全「不成立」僅其中1判官犯錯促其反省 (Court rules bias complaints against three judges in handling NSL cases as "invalid," but that one judge made "serious errors")
Radio Free Asia, July 26, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

China Is Not Russia; Taiwan Is Not Ukraine
The Diplomat, July 25, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

習近平講話後的政治學習:一場黨國在港的意識形態治理 (A political lesson from Xi Jinping's speech: An instance of party-state ideological governance of Hong Kong)
Initium Media, July 25, 2022

Monday, July 25, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

米利将军:中国更具侵略性 对美国及盟友很危险(Top U.S. military official General Mark Milley: An increasingly aggressive China is posing danger to U.S., its allies)
Radio France Internationale, July 24, 2022

A Novelist Says a Movie Fails to Credit Her. The Film World Shrugs.
严歌苓指控张艺谋《一秒钟》未为其署名,电影界沉默以对

The New York Times, July 25, 2022

ZHENGZHOU FLOOD ANNIVERSARY: CENSORED MEMORIALS AND MORE EXTREME WEATHER
China Digital Times, July 22, 2022

University of Hong Kong makes national security law course a mandatory graduation requirement
Hong Kong Free Press, July 25, 2022

Human Rights Defenders & Civil Society (人权捍卫者与公民社会)

代理丁家喜与许志永案四律师遭警告 禁与家属连系(4 lawyers representing Ding Jiaxi and Xu Zhiyong are warned not to contact their families)
Radio Free Asia, July 24, 2022

中国首例“单身女性冻卵案”原告败诉 原告:“总有一天我们将收回我们身体的主权”(Plaintiff on losing China's first single woman egg freezing case: "One day, we will regain sovereignty over our bodies")
Voice of America, July 23, 2022

Hong Kong national security arrests exceed 200; deception cases soar in first half of 2022
Hong Kong Free Press, July 25, 2022

Hong Kong lawmakers accuse education authorities of failure to boost patriotism in schools through more recognition of war memorial days
South China Morning Post, July 25, 2022

Hong Kong police demand removal of ‘sensitive’ items citing security law, pro-democracy café claims
Hong Kong Free Press, July 25, 2022

Crowds still flock to Hong Kong’s book fair but ‘sensitive’ topics are absent
Hong Kong Free Press, July 23, 2022

【初選47人案】4被告提申請 何桂藍捧手寫筆記親自陳詞獲掌聲 官押9.15決定 ([Hong Kong 47] 4 defendants file motions; attendees applaud Gwyneth Ho after her speech; cases adjourned until Sept. 15)
inmediahk.net, July 25, 2022

遭控612非法集結「爆眼教師」楊子俊擬下月認罪 (Teacher whose right eye was injured by police during Hong Kong protests to plead guilty to illegal assembly charges next month)
Radio Free Asia, July 24, 2022

【香港法庭】涉「營救理大」尖沙咀暴動 中四女生認暴動罪被判入教導所 (High-school girl sentenced to juvenile center for involvement in PolyU riot)
Radio Free asia, July 25, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

China plans three-tier data strategy to avoid US delistings
中国拟对在美上市中国公司按数据敏感性分类

Financial Times, July 25, 2022

Revealing evidence of foreign forces undermining Hong Kong’s national security is not needed, just as proof of coronavirus is not shown to require wearing of face masks: CY Leung
South China Morning Post, July 22, 2022

德国宪法保护局:未来中国是头号网络对手(German Constitutional Protection Agency: China will be No.1 online adversary in the future)
Radio France Internationale, July 23, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

佩洛西访台沸沸扬扬:前国务卿愿陪同前往,北京威胁升级(Beijing escalates warning to U.S. on possible Pelosi visit to Taiwan)
Voice of America, July 25, 2022

唐山再现女子被打事件 事件立刻登上微博热搜第一名 官方急维稳降热(Authorities rush to suppress mounting Weibo searches on new incidents of women being beaten in Tangshan)
Radio France Internationale, July 23, 2022

中国官员:中国人口将在2025年前萎缩 部分省份出现“断崖式”下跌(Chinese officials: China's population to shrink before 2025, some provinces will see a "precipitous" decline)
Voice of America, July 25, 2022

Where China Is Changing Its Diplomatic Ways (at Least a Little)
The New York Times, July 25, 2022

【新香港】親中團體「青研香港」調查指 8成市民認同習近平訪港和講話 (Survey undertaken by pro-China groups shows 80% of citizens agree with Xi’s visit to and speech on Hong Kong)
Radio Free Asia, July 25, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

British judges have failed to curb Hong Kong’s crackdown on dissent
The Guardian, July 24, 2022

专访慕容雪村(1): 谈新冠疫情给中国人的教训(Interview with Murong Xuecun (1): Lessons of Covid-19 to the Chinese)
Voice of America, July 25, 2022

Related:
专访慕容雪村(2):官僚借助疫情强化控制中国社会(Interview with Murong Xuecun (2): Bureaucrats take advantage of Covid-19 to strengthen control of Chinese society)
Voice of America, July 25, 2022

Friday, July 22, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

Staff at HSBC’s China Securities Arm Set Up Communist Unit
汇丰控股中国证券子公司设立党支部
The Wall Street Journal, July 22, 2022

軍情六處負責人:中國現在是我們最關注的問題(MI6 chief: China is our biggest concern now)
Deutsche Welle, July 22, 2022

Japan sounds alarm over Russian and Chinese military co-operation
日本发布《防卫白皮书》,警惕俄中军事合作

Financial Times, July 22, 2022

Chinese video-sharing platform Bilibili cracks down on malicious content, banned behaviour spread by virtual live-streamers
South China Morning Post, July 22, 2022

Human Rights Defenders & Civil Society (人权捍卫者与公民社会)

郭飞雄案移送法院起诉 当局意图以创建网站入罪(Case of well-known dissident Guo Feixiong accused of "inciting subversion of state power" is sent to court for trial)
Radio Free Asia, July 22, 2022

著名人权律师常玮平案将于2022年7月26日在陕西省凤县法院不公开审理(Closed-door trial of well-known human rights lawyer Chang Weiping is scheduled for July 26 at Fengxian Court, Shaanxi Province)
Weiquanwang, July 22, 2022

7.21三周年 13歲童隻身過海到場記念 攜毋忘紙條被截查 (13-year-old commemorating 3rd anniv. of Yuen-Long mob attack is stopped and investigated by police)
inmediahk.net, July 21, 2022

涉將張家朗奪金片段改配《願榮光歸香港》歌曲 男子被控侮辱國歌罪准保釋 (Man who replaced video of Cheung Ka-Long winning Olympic gold medal with the song “Glory to Hong Kong” is charged with insulting the national anthem, granted bail
inmediahk.net, July 22, 2022

涉周梓樂悼念活動後拒捕 25歲男罪成 官指戴口罩手套悼念「有違常理 (25-year-old man is charged with resisting arrest after attending event commemorating the death of Chow Tsz-Lok; judge: Wearing mask and gloves to attend a mourning event “defies common sense”)
inmediahk.net, July 21, 2022

涉奏國歌期間舉「港英旗」 首名國歌法被捕者遭起訴 准保釋候訊 (First person arrested under the national anthem law for holding the colonial Hong Kong-British flag is indicted and granted bail)
inmediahk.net, July 22, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

英国颁令阻曼彻斯特大学对中国企业出售视觉传感技术(UK blocks University of Manchester from selling visual sensing technology to China)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 22, 2022

China Fines Didi $1.2 Billion as Tech Sector Pressures Persist
滴滴超80亿元罚单背后,中国政府释放何种信号

The New York Times, July 22, 2022

Hong Kong’s New Cybercrime Law Consultation
The Diplomat, July 22, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

China’s Poor Global Image Is Undermining Its Strategic Goals
The Diplomat, July 22, 2022

Scholar casts doubt on Hong Kong gov’t plan to ‘standardise’ dissemination of Covid-19 messaging
Hong Kong Free Press, July 22, 2022

警方稱國安法增市民投考意欲 福利令同事「工餘後有個人發展」(Hong Kong police recruitment superintendent: National security law has increased citizen’s willingness to take police entrance exam; force provides adequate benefits and “work-life balance”)
inmediahk.net, July 21, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

I Was Wrong About Chinese Censorship
我曾经乐观看待中国的审查制度,我错了

The New York Times, July 22, 2022

China Has a Problem With Data Leaks. One Reason Is Its Surveillance State.
中国数据泄露问题的根源之一在于政府监控
The Wall Street Journal, July 21-22, 2022

China’s focus on gang violence after Tangshan attack does little to protect women
South China Morning Post, July 22, 2022

Thursday, July 21, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

美国中情局局长:未来十年中国攻打台湾风险会越来越大(CIA director: Risk of China's attack on Taiwan will grow in next decade)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 21, 2022

美国调查华为设备对军事机密构成的威胁(U.S. probes China’s Huawei over equipment for threat to military secrets)
Radio Free Asia, July 21, 2022

Related:
Exclusive: U.S. probes China's Huawei over equipment near missile silos
Reuters, July 21, 2022

比利时指责中国从事“恶意网络活动”(Belgium accuses China of “malicious cyber activity”)
Voice of America, July 21, 2022

Human Rights Defenders & Civil Society (人权捍卫者与公民社会)

长沙富能公益案吴葛剑雄出狱 程渊还在狱中(Wu Gejianxiong, member of Changsha Funeng public interest group, is released; colleague Cheng Yuan is still in prison)
Radio Free Asia, July 21, 2022

Hong Kong protests: prosecutors press more serious charges against suspects for carrying zip ties to 2019 clashes
South China Morning Post, July 21, 2022

End of story or new chapter? How Hong Kong’s independent booksellers are adapting to life under national security law
South China Morning Post, July 21, 2022

Veteran Hong Kong journalist Kevin Lau stops writing for local paper, says he is retiring
Hong Kong Free Press, July 20, 2022

Hong Kong journalists make YouTube tribute on 3rd anniversary of bloody mob attacks
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

Hong Kong Law Reform Commission proposes 5 new offences to rein in cybercrime, with tougher penalties of up to life imprisonment
South China Morning Post, July 20, 2022

Article 23 finds new life online
The Standard, July 21, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

断供风波延烧 新土地政策试点(With mortgage non-payments raging, some cities introduce pilot land policies)
Radio Free Asia, July 21, 2022

不满被拖欠工资 沈阳多个核酸检测点“大白”罢工(Staff of many PCR testing sites in Shenyang on strike over wages owed)
Radio Free Asia, July 21, 2022

Hong Kong, Macau replicate China's 'zero COVID' measures
Deutsche Welle, July 21, 2022

US lawmakers urge sanctions against Hong Kong prosecutors for ‘undermining’ city’s rule of law
South China Morning Post, July 21, 2022

US issues ‘wrongful detention’ risk warning for travellers to Hong Kong
Hong Kong Free Press, July 21, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

How to Resist China’s Campaign of Transnational Repression
The Diplomat, July 21, 2022

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

新疆再度维稳,乌市数百人临时转移至南疆接受”法制教育”(Prior to Xi Jinping's visit, Xinjiang police stepped up measures to maintain stability, temporarily transferring hundreds of people from Urumqi to southern Xinjiang for "legal education")
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2022

路透:中國阻擋聯合國發佈新疆人權報告(Reuters: China seeks to stop UN from releasing report on Xinjiang human rights)
Deutsche Welle, July 20, 2022

Related:
EXCLUSIVE China seeks to stop UN rights chief from releasing Xinjiang report-document
Reuters, July 20, 2022

澳智庫揭露中國新疆外宣成效 哪個地區最買單(Australian think tank reveals effectiveness of China's propaganda on Xinjiang)
Deutsche Welle, July 20, 2022

Related:
Assessing the Impact of CCP Information Operations Related to Xinjiang
Australian Strategic Policy Institute, July 20, 2022

Anger in China after officials break into homes in hunt for Covid contacts
Associated Press, July 20, 2022

Human Rights Defenders & Civil Society (人权捍卫者与公民社会)

美国《2022年人口贩运报告》关注铁链女事件(U.S. 2022 Trafficking in Persons Report raises concern about chained woman incident in China)
Radio Free Asia, July 19, 2022

Related:
2022 Trafficking in Persons Report
U.S. Department of State, July 19, 2022

Chinese students vow to fight penalty for distributing rainbow flags at Tsinghua University
South China Morning Post, July 20, 2022

Hong Kong’s sedition offences should not be used to impose ‘political censorship,’ lawyer argues at speech therapists trial
Hong Kong Free Press, July 20, 2022

Hong Kong veteran democrat Albert Ho denied bail again over Tiananmen vigil group case
Hong Kong Free Press, July 20, 2022

Hong Kong publishers adopt cautious attitude ahead of Asia’s largest annual book fair
South China Morning Post, July 19, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

Outbreaks in China prompt lockdowns and fears of more economic woes.
中国多地再度进入封锁,引发对更多经济问题的担忧

The New York Times, July 20, 2022

Strict Government Censorship Requirements Leave Chinese Tech Companies Struggling Overseas
The Diplomat, July 20, 2022

China’s new data export rules cast doubt over Hong Kong’s role as gateway to the mainland
South China Morning Post, July 20, 2022

林定國指23條立法仍在研究中 惟未有時間表(Secretary of Justice, Paul Lam: Article 23 legislation still at investigatory stage; no concrete timetable for bill’s passage)
inmediahk.net, July 20, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

‘My Worldview Has Been Destroyed’: Chinese Banking Scandal Tests Faith in the System
河南村镇银行丑闻打击中国当局公信力

The New York Times, July 20, 2022

习近平邀欧盟四国领导人赴京 真消息假消息?(Xi Jinping invites leaders of 4 EU countries to Beijing, true news or false news? )
Radio France Internationale, July 20, 2022

Related:
Xi Jinping invites leaders of 4 EU countries to Beijing, true news or false news?
South China Morning Post, July 19, 2022

A new subvariant is the latest challenge to China’s zero-covid policy
The Economist, July 19, 2022

BEIJING PULLS COVID ISOLATION TRACKING BRACELETS AFTER BACKLASH; HONG KONG ROLLOUT GOES AHEAD
China Digital Times, July 19, 2022

China property: refusing to pay mortgages is a powerful political weapon
Financial Times, July 20, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

经济学人:习近平培育了一种丑陋的中国式民族主义(下) (The Economist: Xi Jinping has nurtured an ugly form of Chinese nationalism, part 3)
Radio France Internationale, July 19, 2022

Related:
习近平培育了一种丑陋的中国式民族主义(中)(Xi Jinping has nurtured an ugly form of Chinese nationalism, part 2)
Radio France Internationale, July 19, 2022

经济学人:习近平培育了一种丑陋的中国式民族主义(上)(Xi Jinping has nurtured an ugly form of Chinese nationalism, part 1)
Radio France Internationale, July 18, 2022

Xi Jinping has nurtured an ugly form of Chinese nationalism
The Economist, July 13, 2022

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

How China Threatens to Splinter the Metaverse
Wired, July 19, 2022

A North Dakota City Attracted a Corn Mill. Then Came Questions About Its Chinese Owners.
在美国小城,一座中资玉米加工厂引发的问题与忧虑

The New York Times, July 19, 2022

Human Rights Defenders & Civil Society (人权捍卫者与公民社会)

中国版“N号房事件” 举报猥亵女童上万案疑遭控评(Chinese version of "Nth Room": Victims number nearly 50,000; online platforms suppress reports, discussions. searches)
Radio Free Asia, July 19, 2022

8 Hong Kong democrats file appeal against Covid-related conviction and sentence at 2020 Labour Day demo
Hong Kong Free Press, July 19, 2022

涉庭內拍手被控煽動 「旁聽師」第四度高院申保釋被拒 (Man accused of inciting violence after clapping hands in court is refused bail for the 4th time)
inmediahk.net, July 19, 2022

涉WhatsApp群組籲殺警 3男事隔兩年半被控煽惑傷人 擬不認罪9月開審 (3 men involved in a WhatsApp group calling for the killing of the police are charged with inciting violence 2.5 years after the fact; trial to begin in September)
inmediahk.net, July 19, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

U.S. aid chief criticizes China’s ‘absence’ in a food crisis stoked by Russia’s invasion.
美国官员谴责中国在全球粮食危机援助行动中“缺席”

The New York Times, July 19, 2022

应对中国军事活动加剧 美下令全面审查中方不安全不专业行为(As China's military activities intensify, U.S. orders comprehensive review of China's unsafe, unprofessional behavior)
Voice of America, July 19, 2022

葉劉:勾結外國勢力是大忌 民主黨重返議會須符愛國者治港「金標準」(Regina Ip: Collusion with foreign forces is taboo; the Democratic Party’s return to parliament must meet the “gold standard” of patriots governing Hong Kong)
inmediahk.net, July 19, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

北京邀歐四國領導人11月來華會習近平?中外交部:假消息(Beijing invites leaders of 4 European countries to China to meet Xi Jinping in November? Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Fake news)
Deutsche Welle, July 19, 2022

‘My Worldview Has Been Destroyed’: Chinese Banking Scandal Tests Faith in the System
The New York Times, July 19, 2022

China says it will take ‘forceful measures’ if Pelosi visits Taiwan
The Washington Post, July 19, 2022

Related:
媒體稱佩洛西計劃8月訪台 中方要求「不得安排」(Media report Pelosi plans to visit Taiwan in August; China demands “no planning”)
Deutsche Welle, July 19, 2022

Outbreaks in China prompt lockdowns and fears of more economic woes.
The New York Times, July 19, 2022