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, July 06, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

Top US and Chinese diplomats to meet on sidelines of G20 this week
South China Morning Post, July 6, 2022

U.S. Aims to Expand Export Bans on China Over Security and Human Rights
The Washington Post, July 5, 2022

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

China: Families of Xinjiang detainees speak out as they await long-overdue UN report
Amnesty International, July 6, 2022

Uyghurs in exile mark anniversary of deadly 2009 Urumqi unrest
Radio Free Asia, July 5, 2022

Former 1989 student leader on detention center hunger strike in China's Zhejiang
Radio Free Asia, July, 6, 2022

湖南赤山监狱黑幕曝光 长沙富能政治犯被关禁闭数月 (Exposé of Chishan Prison in Hunan; imprisoned Changsha Funeng founder in solitary confinement for months)
Radio Free Asia, July, 6, 2022

Hong Kong Book Fair organiser dismisses suggestions of censorship despite some publishers being banned from event
South China Morning Post, July 6, 2022

【理大圍城】事隔逾2年入境被捕 20歲男學生遭控暴動 須檢疫押後訊 (Poly-U Siege: 20-year-old male arrested during attempt to enter city more than 2 years after being charged with rioting), July 6, 2022

批评中国的蒙古活动人士获刑十年 (Mongolian activist who criticizes China sentenced to 10 years in prison)
Radio Free Asia, July, 6, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

Participation in Xinjiang Surveillance Program Can Lead to Smoother Career Enhancement
China File, July 5, 2022

何君堯及3澳門律師成首批獲准大灣區9市執業港澳律師 (Junius Ho, 3 Macao lawyers become first group of Hong Kong and Macao lawyers approved to practice law in 9 cities in the Greater Bay Area)
Ming Pao, July 6, 2022

Hong Kong’s John Lee to set up Chief Exec. Policy Unit; bureau heads to meet lawmakers monthly
Hong Kong Free Press, July 6, 2022

District Council to revamp plans to be proposed before next election: John Lee
The Standard, July 6, 2022

Hong Kong leader wants "more effective" security laws, as soon as possible
Radio Free Asia, July 6, 2022

梁美芬倡建網軍澄清「香港非殖民地」 教育局:我哋冇資源 (LegCo member Priscilla Leung urges establishment of cyber-army to “clarify” that “Hong Kong has never been a colony”; Education Bureau says it has no resources), July 6, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

Guangxi officials accused of baby trafficking during one-child era
SupChina, July 6, 2022

In a big potential breach, a hacker offers to sell a Chinese police database.

The New York Times, July 6, 2022

Five Years After Vanishing, Chinese Canadian Billionaire Faces Trial

The New York Times, July 5, 2022

Beijing Rolls Out China’s First Ever Covid Vaccine Mandate
Bloomberg, July 6, 2022

Hong Kong sectors rush to hold seminars to study Xi Jinping’s speech, sparking debate on effectiveness of such ‘mainland-style’ forums
South China Morning Post, July 6, 2022

China’s policies on Hong Kong receive record high ‘positive appraisal’ in Handover survey
Hong Kong Free Press, July 6, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

Shanghai data breach exposes dangers of China's trove
The Standard, July 6, 2022