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.

Thursday, March 03, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

In Xinjiang, a new normal under a new chief — and also more of the same
SupChina, March 2, 2022

北京两会前强力禁言 “锁链女”风波未平陕西又爆“铁笼女”事件(In lead-up to Two Congresses, authorities confront uproar over caged Shaanxi woman as chained woman incident continues to roil public opinion)
Voice of America, March 3, 2022

双俄选手被禁参加北京冬残奥运 中国尴尬启动网络维稳(Russian, Belarusian athletes are banned from Beijing Winter Paralympics; an embarrassed China moves to ban online comments to maintain stability)
Radio France Internationale, March 3, 2022

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

One year after mass jailings, Hong Kong remembers the 47
Radio Free Asia, March 2, 2022

國安處起訴兩學生 涉中大畢業禮遊行串謀發表煽動文字(National security police accuse 2 CUHK students of conspiring to publish seditious text at CUHK graduation protest march)
Ming Pao, March 3, 2022

人權法案遊行 3青年藏鐳射筆等罪成 判更生中心及囚6至9個月(3 youths sentenced to correctional center and 6 to 9 months in jail for possessing laser pens in 2019 protests), March 3, 2022

4人參與非法集結等罪成立 分別判監禁及入更生中心(4 sentenced to correctional center and 9 to 21 months in jail for unlawful assembly in 2019 protests)
Radio Television Hong Kong, March 3, 2022

消息指李卓人何俊仁獄中確診 均無病徵(Imprisoned democrats Lee Cheuk-yan, Albert Ho test positive for COVID-19 without symptoms), March 3, 2022

贵州大学杨绍政教授煽动颠覆国家政权案已起诉 其被羁押期间遭办案人员酷刑虐待(Prof. Yang Shaozheng of Guizhou Univ. is indicted for inciting subversion of state power, suffers torture and abuse in detention)
Weiquanwang, March 3, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

China to limit news notifications to licensed publishers after weeks of discussion about human trafficking and Ukraine
South China Morning Post, March 3, 2022

‘Picking quarrels and provoking trouble’ should no longer be a crime in China, says leading lawyer
South China Morning Post, March 3, 2022

德外长呼吁联合国人权高专办发表新疆人权报告(German foreign minister calls on OHCHR to publish report on human rights in Xinjiang)
Deutsche Welle, March 3, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

China Asked Russia to Delay Ukraine War Until After Olympics, U.S. Officials Say

The New York Times, March 2, 3, 2022

China denies asking Russia to delay Ukraine invasion until after Beijing Winter Olympics
Agence France-Presse, March 3, 2022

Olympic committee accused of ‘gross hypocrisy’ over Xinjiang silence after taking action on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
South China Morning Post, March 3, 2022