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, June 28, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

'An invisible cage': How China controls the future
The New York Times, June 25, 2022

Nato to confront China risk alongside Russia threat at leader's summit
Financial Times, June 28, 2022

China, Nato and how the Ukraine war is spilling over into the Asia-Pacific
South China Morning Post, June 28, 2022

G7 leaders denounce China over Russia relations, human rights and Taiwan friction in statement following summit
South China Morning Post, June 28, 2022

G7指责中国“扭曲全球经济” 点名新疆“强迫劳动 (G7 accuses China of “distorting global economy,” citing ”forced labor” in Xinjiang)
Radio Free Asia, June 28, 2022

Taiwan slams Beijing for blocking UN Ocean Conference delegates
South China Morning Post, June 28, 2022

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

當警車駛入校園、「境外勢力」無孔不入,大陸高校學子如何抗議封校? (How do college students protest lockdown of schools when police drive onto campus and "outside forces" are pervasive?)
Initium Media, June 28, 2022

李蔚:自2021年12月以来首次直接与唐吉田通话的通报 (Li Wei: Report on first direct phone call with Tang Jitian since December 2021)
Weiquanwang, June 27, 2022

三个国际笔会组织发表声明 敦促中共立即无条件释放许志永 (In statement, 3 int’l PEN centers urge CPC to release Xu Zhiyong immediately, unconditionally)
Voice of America, June 28, 2022

新公民运动参与者组织旧金山集会 抗议中国当局审判许志永丁家喜 (In San Francisco rally, New Citizens’ Movement participants protest Chinese authorities' trial of Xu Zhiyong and Ding Jiaxi)
Radio Free Asia, June 27, 2022

专访李明哲:国际救援促成公开审判 "实地考察"中国人权 (Interview with Li Mingzhe: International rescue facilitated public trials; imprisonment was an "on-the-ground investigation" of human rights in China)
Radio Free Asia, June 28, 2022

Tibetan convention calls on governments to help resolve Tibet issue with China
Radio Free Asia, June 27, 2022

Hong Kong 25th anniversary set to be protest-free, after nat. Security police call in activist group volunteers
Hong Kong Free Press, June 28, 2022

【初選47人案】林卓廷申保釋被拒 控方:Patreon捐款反映其強大政治影響力 (Former Chief Executive of Democratic Party Lam Cheuk Ting is denied bail; prosecution argues his receipt of Patreon donations reflects strong political influence), June 28, 2022

Two bubbletea shop operators jailed over "seditious" anti-vaxx messages
The Standard, June 28, 2022

上水清潔工遭磚擲斃案改控誤殺 被告母作供指錄口供時警拒被告服藥 (Mother testifies police denied anxiety medications needed by her son, a minor, during questioning)
Radio Free Asia, June 27, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

Xi Jinping points to public opinion campaign as example of "whole-process democracy"
South China Morning Post, June 28, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

China Cuts Travel Quarantine in Biggest Covid Zero Shift Yet
Bloomberg, June 28, 2022

"Digital handcuffs": China's Covid health apps govern life but are ripe for abuse
Financial Times, June 27, 2022

As censorship in China increases, VPNs are becoming more important
The Economist, June 28, 2022

香港移交25年:令人难忘的十件大事 (25 years of Hong Kong's handover: 10 memorable events)
BBC News, June 28, 2022

潘杰賢收購蘋果新聞網 其上海合夥人被指與中國黨政軍關係密切 (Pan Jiexian, the man who bought Taiwan Apple Daily, is questioned over his Shanghai partner’s close ties to Chinese military)
Radio Free Asia, June 28, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

A thaw in China-US diplomatic relations? We can only hope
South China Morning Post, June 28, 2022

Hong kong resistance will live on
SupChina, June 28, 2022

Can You Blame Poor Countries Like Mine for Turning to China?

The New York Times, June 28, 2022