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, May 13, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

China builds a self-repressing society
The Economist, May 14, 2022

Chinese police crack down on Beijing lockdown 'rumours'
Agence France-Presse, May 13, 2022

China database reveals the thousands detained in Xinjiang
Agence France-Presse, May 13, 2022

海外维吾尔人在被泄露的新疆被关押者名单中寻找亲人(Overseas Uyghurs search for relatives on leaked Xinjiang detainee list)
Deutsche Welle, May 13, 2022

新疆人权迫害愈演愈烈 专家担忧穆斯林器官被强摘(Human rights persecution intensifies in Xinjiang; experts worry about forced organ harvesting from Muslims)
Radio Free Asia, May 12, 2022

China’s Anti-Corruption Campaign: Tigers, Flies, and Everything in Between
The Diplomat, May 12, 2022

“是中国的错”:对华关系成为澳洲大选重要议题('It's China's fault': Relations with China a key issue in Australia's election)
Deutsche Welle, May 13, 2022

通过“天网”“猎狐”进行跨国镇压 美国际宗教自由委员会点名批评习近平(China continues transnational repression campaign through Sky Net, Fox Hunt operations; USCIRF names, criticizes Xi Jinping)
Voice of America, May 13, 2022

USCIRF Releases New Report on Refugees Fleeing Religious Persecution
U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, May 12, 2022

中企在欧核电项目受挫 “国家安全”问题成主因(“National security” concerns impede Chinese companies’ participation in European nuclear power projects)
Voice of America, May 12, 2022

因美国邀请台湾 中国缺席全球疫情峰会(China absent from global pandemic summit as U.S. invites Taiwan)
Radio Free Asia, May 13, 2022

Biden to Host Southeast Asian Leaders as He Tries to Return Focus to China

The New York Times, May 13, 2022

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

Hong Kong court rejects ex-lawmaker’s bail application in 47 democrats national security case
Hong Kong Free Press, May 13, 2022

會計師公會選制被「完善」 提名門檻大幅提高 須取兩個官方提名 ("Improved" Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants election system requires 2 official nominations, raising threshold), May 13, 2022

Education foundation of defunct Hong Kong pro-democracy labour group disbands citing ‘political risk’
Hong Kong Free Press, May 13, 2022

鄭國漢稱嶺大學生會欠代表性 將收回場地清理「睇落唔舒服嘅嘢」(LingnanU president Leonard Cheng says students’ union lacks representative, will take back venue to clean out "unsightly stuff"), May 13, 2022

Hong Kong national security police lodge complaint against lawyers who allegedly took fees from legal defence fund despite claims of pro bono services
South China Morning Post, May 12, 2022

旅芬学者王展在中国被捕后失联 亲友两年半无法探视 (Family of Wang Zhan, scholar living in Finland, has not been able to reach him since his arrest in China 2.5 years ago)
Radio Free Asia, May 12, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

The Complexities of China’s Struggle For Justice
The Diplomat, May 12, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

China denies suspending passports, invalidating foreign residency cards
Reuters, May 13, 2022

It wasn’t me: Beijing says it’s not to blame for the invasion of Ukraine
SupChina, May 12, 2022

China’s COVID-19 Data Doesn’t Match Its Harsh Restrictions
Foreign Policy, May 11, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

Hong Kong: Prominent Democracy Advocates Arrested
Human Rights Watch, May 13, 2022

New China Accounting Scandal Flies Under the Radar. And Where There’s Smoke …

Financial Times, May 13, 2022