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, March 15, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

体制内的也不行:胡伟谏文遭删 (Voices within the system are also not allowed: Hu Wei’s commentary is blocked in China)
Radio France Internationale, March 15, 2022

Possible Outcomes of the Russo-Ukrainian War and China’s Choice
U.S.-China Perception Monitor, March 12, 2022

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

Tiananmen Square protester turned lawyer killed in his New York office
Associated Press, March 15, 2022

何方美、常玮平荣获2022年“曹顺利人权捍卫者纪念奖” (He Fangmei and Chang Weiping win the 2022 Cao Shunli Human Rights Defenders Memorial Award)
Weiquanwang, March 14, 2022

‘We’ll kill you’: Uyghur exile who fled beyond Arctic Circle says he is still harassed by China
The Guardian, March 15, 2022

China’s Gig Workers Are Challenging Their Algorithmic Bosses
Wired, March 14, 2022

全国出嫁女维权代表人物张梦颖疑因全国“两会”替代妇女儿童发声被抓捕抄家(Zhang Mengying, a representative of married women's rights protection, is arrested and her home ransacked on suspicion of speaking out for women and children at Two Congresses)
Weiquanwang, March 15, 2022

人权律师王宇之子包卓轩在美获政治庇护(Bao Zhuoxuan, son of human rights lawyer Wang Yu, is granted political asylum in U.S.)
Radio Free Asia, March 15, 2022

涉企圖作煽動行為 患末期直腸癌古思堯申保釋再遭拒(Veteran activist Koo Sze-yiu with terminal cancer is denied bail again for attempted sedition), March 14, 2022

香港民研:林鄭最新民望26.6分 創近2年新低(HKPORI survey shows Carrie Lam's latest rating at 2-year low of 26.6%), March 15, 2022

HKPORI releases popularities of CE and principal officials along with GGPI
Hong Kong Public Opinion Research Institute, March 15, 2022

UK rights group threatened under China sweeping security law
Associated Press, March 14, 2022

Hong Kong demands UK-based rights group shut down website
Agence France-Presse, March 14, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

China tech crackdown: internet watchdog visits social media firm Douban to correct ‘severe online chaos’
South China Morning Post, March 15, 2022

China tech crackdown: Beijing to tighten regulation on internet platforms that profit from teenage users
South China Morning Post, March 14, 2022

国家互联网信息办公室关于《未成年人网络保护条例(征求意见稿)》 再次公开征求意见的通知(Notice of the Cyberspace Administration of China on Public Comments on the "Regulations on the Protection of Minors on the Internet (Draft for Comments)")
Cyberspace Administration of China, March 14, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

China Digital Times, March 14, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

‘Terror Capitalism’ in Xinjiang
The Diplomat, March 14, 2022

Hong Kong: Targeting of UK human rights charity signals disturbing expansion of repression
Amnesty International, March 14, 2022