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.

Wednesday, June 08, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

中港同步推出以奖金鼓励告密以维护国家安全 (Mainland, Hong Kong launch bonus program simultaneously to encourage whistleblowers to safeguard national security)
Radio Free Asia, June 8, 2022

China offers cash for reporting 'national security' threats
Agence France-Presse, June 8, 2022

China Digital Times, June 7, 2022

Controversial Hong Kong Palace Museum to open July 2, with tickets costing from HK$50 to HK$120
Hong Kong Free Press, June 8, 2022

中国航母动作频频 美中走向吊诡的“M型新冷战模式” (With Chinese aircraft carriers in frequent maneuver, U.S., China head toward a paradoxical m-type new cold war model)
Radio Free Asia, June 8, 2022

俄罗斯模仿中国冒进主义 世界失败于对中国束手无策 (Russia imitates China's adventurism as the world fails to check China)
Radio Free Asia, June 7, 2022

Human Rights Group Calls for Russian, Chinese Atrocities to Be Laid Bare
Voice of America, June 8, 2022

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

紧急关注:遭强迫失踪的唐吉田律师情况危急 (Urgent Concern: Lawyer Tang Jitian, forcibly disappeared, is in critical condition)
Weiquanwang, June 8, 2022

新闻自由重创、民主派媒体接连关停,香港人还看什么新闻? (Press freedom severely damaged, pro-democracy media shut down one after another—what news are Hong Kong people watching?)
Radio Free Asia, June 8, 2022

台灣蘋果新聞網完成交接 大部份員工及葉一堅獲留用 (Taiwan Apple News completes handover, keeping most employees and Ip Yut Kin)
Ming Pao, June 8, 2022

《逃犯條例》法案委員會「鬧雙胞」引議員爭主持會議 梁耀忠認襲葛珮帆囚兩周 (2019 Hong Kong extradition bill committee members compete to preside over meeting; Leung Yiu-chung admits to attacking Elizabeth Quat Pei-fan, is sentenced to two weeks in prison)
Ming Pao, June 8, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

Another US consumer service is leaving China
Quartz, June 8, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

Xinjiang Scholars Urge UN Rights Chief to Publish China Report
Bloomberg, June 8, 2022

Dozens Of NGOs Urge UN Rights Chief To Resign After China Visit
Agence France-Presse, June 8, 2022

What next for China’s zero-Covid policy after Shanghai lockdown?
South China Morning Post, June 8, 2022

China’s Risky Revival of Mao-Era Grassroots Mobilization Methods
The Diplomat, June 7, 2022

Hong Kong’s John Lee asks court to ‘relieve’ penalties for failing to comply with election regulations
Hong Kong Free Press, June 8, 2022