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, May 10, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

China’s pro-Russia propaganda exposed by online activists
The Guardian, May 10, 2022

中国的跨国镇压让流亡维吾尔人担忧 (China's transnational repression worries exiled Uyghurs)
Voice of America, May 10, 2022

中国边检加强盘查出入境国人 有留学生被剪护照 (China steps up border inspection, with immigration officials tearing up passports of some returning overseas students)
Radio Free Asia, May 10, 2022

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

Freed Taiwan activist recounts 'fascist circus' of Chinese court
Agence France-Presse, May 10, 2022

「營救理大」 5人被控暴動 一人開審前改為認罪即時還柙(5 accused of rioting in "Rescue PolyU" action; one pleading guilty right before trial is remanded in custody), May 10, 2022

曾邀多名民主派人士加入 香港電台:「節目顧問團」4月底任期結束後已停止運作(Once joined by pro-democracy figures, RTHK "Program Advisory Group" ceased operation in late April)
Ming Pao, May 10, 2022

程渊妻子施明磊就赤山监狱违法剥夺家属会见权致湖南省省长毛伟明的公开信(Cheng Yuan's wife posts an open letter to Hunan governor on Chishan Prison's illegal deprivation of family members' visiting rights)
Weiquanwang, May 10, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

NPC Standing Committee Releases 2022 Legislative Plan
NPC Observer, May 6, 2022

全国人大常委会2022年度立法工作计划 (2022 Legislative Work Plan of NPC Standing Committee)
National People's Congress of P.R.C., May 6, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

UN rights boss to arrive in China for historic visit by month-end
Reuters, May 10, 2022

中国权威学者批强送方舱擅闯民宅违宪 个人微博遭清零 (Chinese expert criticizes forcible transfers to isolation facilities and illegal entry into private residences; contents of his Weibo account are emptied out)
Voice of America, May 10, 2022

Police sent to Beijing university campus amid growing public anger over zero-COVID
Radio Free Asia, May 9, 2022

G7, EU voice ‘grave concern’ over ‘undemocratic’ new Hong Kong leader selection process
Agence France-Presse, May 9, 2022

Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong hits back at EU, G7 for criticising city’s chief executive election
South China Morning Post, May 10, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

How China Is Rewriting the Norms of Human Rights
Lawfare, May 9, 2022