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 29, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

中国各地武警武装上街入社区 严打“渗透颠覆” (Armed police take to the streets across China to crack down on "infiltration and subversion")
Radio Free Asia, June 29, 2022

中共开设“非洲党校分支” 输出中国治理和发展模式 (CPC opens an "African Party School Branch" to export China's governance and development model)
Voice of America, June 29, 2022

China tells UN expansion of Nato, or a Nato-like body, into the Asia-Pacific will stir up conflict
South China Morning Post, June 29, 2022

China accuses G7 of "creating division" over trade criticism
The Standard, June 29, 2022

On China-Russia border, new bonds are forged against U.S. over Ukraine
The Washington Post, June 29, 2022

Chinese invasion of Taiwan "would be catastrophic miscalculation"
The Guardian, June 29, 2022

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

数百人联署致函国际人权团体 呼吁还唐吉田自由 (Hundreds of people sign letter to international human rights groups calling for release of Tang Jitian)
Radio Free Asia, June 28, 2022

Hong Kong government bars more journalists from covering handover anniversary, with at least 13 now denied access to events
South China Morning Post, June 29, 2022

Ex-leader of Tiananmen vigil group denied access to further details of case 2 weeks ahead of national security trial
Hong Kong Free Press, June 29, 2022

Hong Kong tea shop owners jailed for 6 and 7 months over anti-vaccine posts
Hong Kong Free Press, June 29, 2022

盧同學粉嶺墜樓三周年 有人到場悼念:「一世都唔會忘記」(Citizens commemorate student activist Lo Hiu-yan who fell to her death 3 yrs ago after leaving anti-extradition appeal)
Hong Kong Free Press, June 29, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

国家互联网信息办公室发布《互联网用户账号信息管理规定》自2022年8月1日起施行 (Cyberspace Administration of China issues "Regulations on the Management of Internet User Account Information," effective on August 1, 2022)
Cyberspace Administration of China, June 26, 2022

Leaked documents show China's careful coordination of Uyghur repression
Radio Free Asia, June 28, 2022

"Piloting ship to weather storm": Chinese state-run paper highlights "vitality" of Hong Kong's "one country, two systems" principle ahead of Xi Jinping visit
South China Morning Post, June 29, 2022

指任何人皆可自稱記者 鄧炳強促新聞界 成立團體確認從業員身分 (Chris Tang, Secretary for Security: Hong Kong media should establish group to verify identities of journalists and set basic ethical standards)
Hong Kong Free Press, June 29, 2022

China to press on with "zero Covid", despite economic risks, President Xi Jinping says
South China Morning Post, June 29, 2022

China relaxes intercity travel restrictions by removing indication of Covid-19 risk on digital passes
South China Morning Post, June 29, 2022

Coronavirus: former leader Leung Chun-ying says Beijing understands Hong Kong's need to reopen border, suggests quota of up to 50,000 visitors
South China Morning Post, June 29, 2022

Chinese video gaming billionaire plans relocation with family abroad after draconian Shanghai lockdown
South China Morning Post, June 29, 2022

葵廣新黃店邀社運案被告任限定店長:仲有班人支持大家 (New pro-democracy shop in Kwai Chung hires defendant in NSL case as temporary store manager to express support for protest movement), June 29, 2022

香港国安法两周年:“红线”下三名港人的挣扎和妥协 (2nd anniversary of National Security Law: Struggle and compromise of 3 under the "red line")
BBC News, June 29, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

Eradicating China's 'Spiritual Americans'
China Media Project, June 29, 2022