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, March 11, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

In China, a battle for public opinion over Ukraine pits facts against propaganda
The Washington Post, March 10, 2022

China amplifies unsupported Russian claim of Ukraine biolabs
The Independent, March 11, 2022

China’s tech platforms become propaganda tools in Putin’s war
Financial Times, March 11, 2022

U.S. Battles Russia and China on Ukraine War Disinformation

The New York Times, March 11, 2022

散播亲俄阴谋论 中国一心打造的“中立”形象再受质疑(As it spreads pro-Russian conspiracy theories, China faces new questions about its "neutral" image)
Voice of America, March 11, 2022

言论审查查到残奥会主席头上 帕森斯坚持要央视作出解释(IPC president insists that China explain why his anti-war speech was censored)
Voice of America, March 10, 2022

How CAC became Chinese tech’s biggest nightmare
Protocol, March 11, 2022

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

Some Chinese are daring to criticise Russia
The Economist, March 12, 2022

A Baby for Sale, a Mother Chained Up – How Chinese Netizens Are Pushing Specific Social Issues to the Forefront
What's on Weibo, March 11, 2022

香港民研取消「俄烏戰爭」調查發佈會 稱遭抹黑及偽造文件(Hong Kong Public Opinion Research Institute cancels “Russo-Ukrainian War” survey results press conference amid smearing and forgery by pro-Beijing media), March 11, 2022

Important Announcement: Press Conference Cancelled
Hong Kong Public Opinion Research Institute, March 11, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

任总理最后一年 李克强:中美大门开了不应再关(Chinese premier Li Keqiang: Doors opened between China, U.S. should not be closed again)
Deutsche Welle, March 11, 2022

China struggles to rein in biggest Covid outbreak since Wuhan

Financial Times, March 11, 2022

华为英国两名董事辞职 中国公司因乌克兰危机面临难题(Two Huawei UK directors resign as Chinese companies face dilemma over Ukraine crisis)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 11, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

Lockdowns spread in China as Covid surges in Shanghai and over a dozen provinces.
The New York Times, March 11, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

False news in Hong Kong is caused by a government that cannot make its mind up
Hong Kong Free Press, March 11, 2022

China: US Should Fully Apply New Forced Labor Law
Human Rights Watch, March 11, 2022

中国拐卖妇女现象深层分析(In-depth analysis of trafficking of women in China)
Radio Free Asia, March 10, 2022