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, June 03, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

33 years after Tiananmen, China crushes movements before they can start
The Washington Post, June 3, 2022

How Hongkongers were silenced after three decades of commemorating the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown
Hong Kong Free Press, June 3, 2022

六四前夕港警严阵以待 进入维园都可能被视为犯法 (Hong Kong police on guard on the eve of June 4, entering Victoria Park may be considered a violation of the law)
Radio Free Asia, June 2, 2022

香港警方呼吁六四勿非法集结 前区议员派蜡烛让市民默默悼念 (Hong Kong police urge against illegal assembly on June 4, former district councillors send candles to the public to mourn silently)
Voice of America, June 4, 2022

What does China want in the Pacific? Diplomatic allies and strategic footholds
The Conversation, June 2, 2022

US Prepares to Block Most Imports Tied to China's Xinjiang Province
Voice of America, June 2, 2022

美国发布《国际宗教自由报告》 中国再成焦点 (U.S. releases "International Religious Freedom Report," China again in focus)
Radio Free Asia, June 2, 2022

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

China’s Democratization—an Unavoidable Issue: Zhou Fengsuo 周锋锁, 1989 Tiananmen Student Leader
Human Rights in China, June 2, 2022

“六四”33周年: 海外民运人士筹建纽约纪念馆 对抗“另一种屠杀” (33rd anniv. of June Fourth: Overseas pro-democracy activists build New York memorial to fight "another kind of massacre")
BBC News, June 3, 2022

一顶帐篷 (A Tent)
NGOCN, June 3, 2022

The Radical, Transnational Legacy of Tiananmen Workers
The Nation, June 3, 2022

前支联会主席李卓人:将在狱中悼念“六四” (Lee Cheuk-yan, former chairman of Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China: Will mourn June Fourth in prison)
Radio Free Asia, June 3, 2022

Chinese students stage rare COVID protests ahead of Tiananmen anniversary
Deustche Welle, June 3, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

Changsha court draws outrage after frozen embryos ruling
SupChina, May 23, 2022

Telegram shuts down 2 channels created under same name as account blocked for alleged doxxing after Hong Kong privacy watchdog report
South China Morning Post, June 3, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

Sections of Hong Kong’s Victoria Park to close on June 4 after man arrested over online calls to attack police
South China Morning Post, June 3, 2022

從維園燭光集會到香港社運,五個大陸人在這扇窗口看到真實的中國 (From Victoria Park candlelight vigil to Hong Kong social movement, five mainlanders see the real China through this window)
Initium Media, June 1, 2022

Crude, Ugly and Pro-American? China Investigates Images in Math Textbooks.

The New York Times, June 1, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

六四33年:不止紀念六四本身,也紀念香港人對於六四的紀念 (June Fourth 33 anniv.: Commemorate not only June Fourth but also Hong Kong people’s commemoration of June Fourth)
Initium Media, June 3, 2022

评论 | 胡平:不容青史尽成灰,不信春风唤不回 —— 纪念“六四”33周年 (Commentary | Hu Ping: Don't let history turn to ashes, don't believe that spring breeze can't be called back - Commemorating the 33rd anniv. of June Fourth)
Radio Free Asia, June 3, 2022

China Is Winning in Asia. Biden’s Plans Won’t Change That.

The New York Times, June 2, 2022