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.

Friday, February 25, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

中国间接支持俄罗斯?(Is China indirectly supporting Russia's invasion of Ukraine?)
Deutsche Welle, February 25, 2022

China offers subtle nod in support for Russia after Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine.

The New York Times, February 25, 2022

中、乌签署过多份安全保证联合声明(China, Ukraine have signed series of joint declarations on security assurances)
Radio Free Asia, February 25, 2022

土耳其再提“中间走廊”倡议,中土合作有望再进一步?(Turkey resurfaces "middle corridor" initiative—a signal of further China-Turkey cooperation?)
Financial Times, February 25, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

Sedition case against Hong Kong news outlet Stand News adjourned to April
Hong Kong Free Press, February 25, 2022

《立場》發布煽動刊物案 公司續無代表出庭 將轉介區院訊(Stand News' sedition case continues to lack representative and is transferred to District Court), February 25, 2022

茶品店兩負責人涉煽動案提堂 24歲被告高燒缺席 兩人遭拒保釋押後訊(Taiwanese drinks shop duo denied bail for sedition)
Ming Pao, February 25, 2022

Ex-Hong Kong lawmaker released from jail after serving 3 weeks for contempt
Hong Kong Free Press, February 25, 2022

Hong Kong protests: top court to scrutinise precedent deeming zip ties ‘instruments fit for unlawful purpose’
South China Morning Post, February 25, 2022

How China’s Youtube Became a Rare Safe Space for LGBT Streamers
ChinaFilmInsider, February 24, 2022

公开联署:强烈要求联合国教科文组织取消彭丽媛促进女童和妇女教育特使称号!(Joint letter urges UNESCO to rescind Peng Liyuan’s title as Special Envoy for the Promotion of Girls’ and Women’s Education)
Weiquanwang, February 25, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

Many in China draw parallels between Ukraine and Beijing's claim on Taiwan
Radio Free Asia, February 24, 2022

中国社交媒体为俄入侵乌克兰叫好(Chinese social media applaud Russia's invasion of Ukraine)
Voice of America, February 25, 2022

Swedish Olympic Star Gives Away Gold Medal to Protest Beijing’s Abuses
The New York Times, February 25, 2022

China’s chained woman scandal: public anger persists as investigations, censorship ‘raise more questions’
South China Morning Post, February 25, 2022

Saga of the chained mother of eight continues to roil China, inspiring rare social activism
The Washington Post, February 25, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

联合国关于维吾尔人权的报告为何迟迟不公布?(What is behind the long delay of the UN report on Uyghur human rights?)
Voice of America, February 25, 2022