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, January 12, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

The Army of Millions Who Enforce China's Zero-Covid Policy
The New York Times, January 12, 2022

China Digital Times, January 11, 2022

Intel deletes reference to Xinjiang after backlash
Reuters, January 11, 2022

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

消息:鄒家成被捕 涉違保釋條件發表危害國安言論(Owen Chow, one of the 47 pro-democracy figures charged under National Security Law, is arrested for breaching bail condition by publishing speech endangering national security)
Ming Pao, January 12, 2022

涉煽动恐怖活动 媒体人胡新成遭山西当局刑事拘留(Journalist Hu Xincheng is detained by Shanxi authorities for inciting terrorist activities)
Radio Free Asia, January 12, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

Hong Kong to create more ‘national security’ crimes, Chief Exec. Carrie Lam says
Agence France-Presse, January 12, 2022

特首稱23條必須立得好 現屆政府任內三讀通過有難度(Chief executive says Article 23 has to be well-legislated, admits difficulty in getting third reading passed during current administration)
Radio Television Hong Kong, January 12, 2022

China’s Latest Internet Regulation Could Cripple Businesses
ChinaFilmInsider, January 12, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

Omicron Deepens Uncertainty Surrounding Beijing Olympics
The New York Times, January 12, 2022

Rural migrants are denied rights in Chinese cities. Can Xi fix the problem?
The Christian Science Monitor, January 11, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

黄雪琴:我其实并没有踏得多前,只是社会退得太后,每个人退得太后(Huang Xueqin: I actually didn't step forward that much; it's just that society—everyone—has retreated too much)
NGOCN, December 9, 2021