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, February 08, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

Australia denied access to dual citizen detained for alleged ‘subversion’ in Hong Kong
The Guardian, February 8, 2022

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

Chinese free speech advocate takes aim at Tencent over WeChat account shutdown
South China Morning Post, February 7, 2022

Hong Kong CityU students’ union told to vacate university premises after failing to submit audited financial records
Hong Kong Free Press, February 8, 2022

美銀律師襲警罪上訴駁回 即時服刑(Court rejects appeal by American lawyer Samuel Phillip Bickett against his conviction of assaulting a police)
Ming Pao, February 8, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

US adds 33 Chinese companies to red flag list, unseals Hytera indictment
South China Morning Post, February 8, 2022

鄧炳強稱就23條本地立法擬5月到立會開展諮詢(Secretary for Security Chris Tang says Article 23 legislation consultation will commence in LegCo in May)
Radio Television Hong Kong, February 8, 2022

42万条意见,妇女权益保障法“大修”掀起讨论风暴 | 深度报道(Women's Rights Protection Law overhaul sets off a storm of discussion with 420,000 comments| In-depth report)
Beijing Youth Daily, February 7, 2022

农妇赵刘枝获无罪后申请复议 不服27万元国家赔偿(After acquittal, farmer Zhao Liuzhi appeals RMB 270,000 state compensation)
Caixin, February 8, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

Beijing’s mixing of geopolitics and the Olympics comes at a cost
Financial Times, February 8, 2022

Chinese media isn’t covering Peng Shuai’s dinner with the IOC in Beijing
Quartz, February 7, 2022

遠方的哭聲:從八孩母親到被遺忘的農村女性精神障礙患者(Cries from afar: From mother of 8 to forgotten rural women with mental illness)
The Initium, February 8, 2022