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 10, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

Chinese Pilots Sent a Message. American Allies Said They Went Too Far.

The New York Times, June 10, 2022

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

数十名新疆事务学者致信联合国人权高专,促其“不受政治干预”尽快发布新疆报告(In letter to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, dozens of scholars of Xinjiang affairs urge her to release Xinjiang report "without political interference" as soon as possible)
Voice of America, June 10, 2022

人权理事会召开前 UN专家吁中国解决侵犯人权行为(UN experts call on China to address human rights abuses ahead of Human Rights Council session)
Radio Free Asia, June 10, 2022

A Chinese Entrepreneur Who Says What Others Only Think

The New York Times, June 10, 2022

警拘4年輕男女 消息指涉於多區塗鴉六四字樣 列刑事毀壞案(Police arrest 4 young men, women for criminal damage, reportedly in connection with "June Fourth" graffiti in multiple districts), June 10, 2022

Opposition veteran Yeung Sum expresses no regret over loss of Hong Kong government honours alongside two peers
South China Morning Post, June 10, 2022

港府撤銷戴耀廷楊森單仲偕勳銜(Hong Kong government revokes honorary title of Benny Tai, Yeung Sum, Sin Chung-kai), June 10, 2022

Hong Kong investigative news platform Factwire disbands – 4th outlet to shutter in under a year
Hong Kong Free Press, June 10, 2022

香港新闻自由继续恶化 传真社宣布停止营运(Press freedom in HK continues to deteriorate; Factwire announces cessation of operations)
Voice of America, June 10, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

欧洲议会称新疆面臨“种族灭绝” 吁禁止强迫劳动商品(European Parliament says Xinjiang faces “genocide,” calls for ban on forced labor goods)
Deutsche Welle, June 10, 2022

路透社:国际劳工组织考虑成立使团调查中国在新疆的劳工政策(Reuters: ILO considers setting up mission to investigate China's labor policies in Xinjiang)
Voice of America, June 10, 2022

UN's ILO recommends China mission on Xinjiang labour practices - sources
Reuters, June 9, 2022

对抗中国日益增长的影响力 拜登在美洲国家首脑峰会上提出经济等倡议(To counter China's growing influence, Biden lays out economic and other initiatives at Americas summit)
Voice of America, June 10, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

Xi Jinping says ‘persistence is victory’ as Covid restrictions return to Shanghai and Beijing
The Guardian, June 10, 2022

上海扩大全员核酸检测之际 习近平再强调“毫不动摇坚持‘动态清零’总方针”(Xi Jinping re-emphasizes "unswervingly adhere to the general policy of 'dynamic clearing'" as Shanghai expands PCR testing for all residents)
Voice of America, June 10, 2022

France joins effort to support Taiwan and democracy, defying China
The Christian Science Monitor, June 10, 2022

Mysteries Linger About Covid’s Origins, W.H.O. Report Says

The New York Times, June 10, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

每周时事分析:中国正被朝鲜拉入安全陷阱(Weekly current affairs analysis: China is being pulled into a security trap by North Korea)
Financial Times, June 9, 2022

俄乌战争对中国的冲击波(Russian-Ukrainian war rocks China)
Financial Times, June 9, 2022