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, January 25, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

Uphold China’s unity and socialist society, Xinjiang Communist Party chief tells minority and religious leaders
South China Morning Post, January 24, 2022

China gives 'Fight Club' new ending where authorities win
Agence France-Presse, January 25, 2022

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

湖南民主人士欧彪峰案将于2022年1月27日在湖南株洲看守所开庭,不公开审理(Case of Hunan democracy activist Ou Biaofeng to be heard in Zhuzhou Detention Center on January 27, not open to public)
Weiquanwang, January 24, 2022

被羁押的广东民主人士王爱忠案已到法院 等待开庭(Detained Guangdong democracy activist Wang Aizhong awaits trial)
Weiquanwang, January 24, 2022

A Hong Kong journalist's 'survivor's guilt' amid media clampdown
Deustche Welle, January 25, 2022

港區國安法|鄒家成涉串謀顛覆政權、鄒幸彤涉煽動顛覆 再申保釋均被拒(Owen Chow, one of the 47 pro-democracy figures charged with inciting subversion and Chow Hang-tung, charged with subversion, are denied bail again)
Ming Pao, January 25, 2022

城大稱擔心學生會財務 要求兩週內交16年賬目報告 否則割席及收回會址(CityU to students' union: Submit 16 years of financial reports or lose our support and office space), January 25, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

China launches internet ‘purification’ campaign for lunar new year
Financial Times, January 25, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

'Shameless,' former NBC host says of the Olympics returning to Beijing
CNN, January 24, 2022

Taiwan says no officials will go to Beijing Winter Games
Reuters, January 25, 2022

‘A genocide against our people’: Australian Uyghur leader calls for athlete boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
The Guardian, January 24, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

5 animation series on protesting #Beijing2022
Baduicao with Human Rights Watch, January 2022

A Gold Medal for Censorship in China
Human Rights Watch, January 24, 2022

评论 | 滕彪:奥运洗白与运动员的自由(上)(Teng Biao, Olympic Whitewashing and Athletes' Freedom, Part 1)
Radio Free Asia, January 24, 2022

维权评论:北京冬奥会,人权劣迹无法擦亮“政治形象”( Beijing Winter Olympics: Human rights abuses cannot burnish "political image")
Weiquanwang, January 25, 2022

Tribute to an ‘Ordinary Chinese Activist’
ChinaFile, January 24, 2022