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.

Monday, March 14, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

Under New Scrutiny: China’s Nuclear Pledge to Ukraine
The Wall Street Journal, March 11, 14, 2022

俄财长:倚赖中国帮忙渡过制裁难关(Russian finance minister on sanctions: We are relying on China to help tide us over)
Deutsche Welle, March 13, 2022

法新社:中国媒体沦为俄罗斯传声筒(Agence France-Presse: Chinese media become Russia's megaphone)
Radio France Internationale, March 14, 2022

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

Security Bureau threatens UK-based Hong Kong Watch founder with life imprisonment; NGO says it won’t disband
Hong Kong Free Press, March 14, 2022

US grants asylum to son of Chinese 709 rights lawyer
South China Morning Post, March 12, 2022

China's anti-trafficking activists face vast network of vested interests
Radio Free Asia, March 11, 2022

Disabled Chinese Fight for Equal Rights Despite Paralympic Glory

The New York Times, March 14, 2022

涉嫌所谓煽颠案的广西人权律师覃永沛被严重超期羁押(Qin Yongpei, Guangxi human rights lawyer suspected of “incitement,” has been held in prolonged detention)
Weiquanwang, March 12, 2022

【專訪】移英後創辦香港電影節 《十年》導演伍嘉良:想繼續講香港故事 ("Ten Years" director Ng Ka-leung founds Hong Kong Film Festival after migrating to UK: I want to continue to tell the story of Hong Kong), March 11, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

China’s chained woman spurs grand government gestures but where is the plan to treat victims?
South China Morning Post, March 13, 2022

中国疫情飙升致多地“封城”, “动态清零”政策受考验(Lockdowns in many cities due to COVID-19 surge test China’s “dynamic zero-tolerance” policy)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 14, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

Russia seeks military equipment and aid from China, U.S. officials say
The Washington Post, March 14, 2022


Russia Asked China for Military and Economic Aid for Ukraine War, U.S. Officials Say

The New York Times, March 14, 2022

China Sees at Least One Winner Emerging From Ukraine War: China
The New York Times, March 14, 2022

China battles worst Covid outbreak for two years as cases double in 24 hours
Agence France-Presse, March 13, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

The state of Chinese feminism in 2022 with Leta Hong Fincher
SupChina, March 11, 2022

Indoctrination in Hong Kong (香港国民教育的败笔)
New York Times, March 11, 2022