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 28, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

US watchdog adds China telecoms firms, Russia’s Kaspersky to national security threat list
South China Morning Post, March 26, 2022

美国FCC将中国电信和中国移动列入国安威胁清单(FCC adds China Telecom,China Mobile to national security threat list)
Deutsche Welle, March 26, 2022

US and Australia boost space and cyber co-operation to counter China

Financial Times, March 28, 2022

China Looks to Salvage Relationship With Europe

The Wall Street Journal, March 28, 2022

中国海警船在争议海域限制菲律宾船航行(China’s coast guard blocks Philippine ships from sailing in disputed waters)
Radio Free Asia, March 27, 2022

大翻译运动向全球展现中国网民言论 指中国官媒“说谎”(The Great Translation Movement shows the world what Chinese netizens are saying, accuses Chinese state media of "lying")
Radio France Internationale, March 28, 2022

中国引导学生“正确”认识俄乌战争 课程以亲俄仇美为主(China guides students to "correctly" understand the Russia-Ukraine war; courses are mainly pro-Russia, anti-U.S.)
Radio Free Asia, March 28, 2022

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

民研調查指四分一人想移民 林鄭:無興趣評論(Survey shows 1/4 of Hong Kongers want to emigrate; Carrie Lam: Not interest in commenting), March 26, 2022

HKPORI holds a press conference on “Hong Kong Immigration Wave”
Hong Kong Public Opinion Research Institute, March 25, 2022

游蕙禎久違拍片 籲港人勿移民:一齊留喺呢度,醫返好呢個地方(In rare appearance, former Youngspiration lawmaker Regine Yau makes video urging Hong Kongers not to migrate: "Let's stay and cure this place"), March 26, 2022

联署追查江苏毛黎惠在宾馆烧死真相 请帮助转发扩散(In joint open letter, petitioners urge investigation into cause of death of Jiangsu petitioner Mao Lihui in black jail that authorities claim to be “self-immolation”)
Weiquanwang, March 28, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

How Covid helped China tighten its hold on Hong Kong
The Guardian, March 27, 2022

Half of Shanghai in lockdown to curb Covid-19 outbreak
Hong Kong Free Press, March 28, 2022

中国疫情:上海“封控”措施引发对全球供应链的担忧(Epidemic in China: Shanghai 'lockdown' raises concerns over global supply chain)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 28, 2022

Coronavirus: how raging fifth wave exposed Hong Kong government’s ‘poor leadership’ and ‘inability to deliver’
South China Morning Post, March 28, 2022

Coronavirus: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam fuels talk she may not seek re-election after comments on leaving pandemic probe to next administration
South China Morning Post, March 27, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

访黎安友(1):谈普京和习近平的比较(Interview with Andrew Nathan (1): On the comparison between Putin and Xi Jinping)
Voice of America, March 27, 2022

专访黎安友(2):谈中国共产党政权合法性问题(Interview with Andrew Nathan (2): On the legitimacy of the Chinese Communist regime)
Voice of America, March 28, 2022

专访黎安友(3):谈中国研究的今昔与未来(Interview with Andrew Nathan (3): On the past, present, and future of China studies)
Voice of America, March 28, 2022

Removing foreign judges would amount to abandoning Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, March 26, 2022

Commentary: Will Xi Jinping's 'common prosperity' survive Vladimir Putin's war?
Channel News Asia, March 28, 2022