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.

Monday, July 25, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

米利将军:中国更具侵略性 对美国及盟友很危险(Top U.S. military official General Mark Milley: An increasingly aggressive China is posing danger to U.S., its allies)
Radio France Internationale, July 24, 2022

A Novelist Says a Movie Fails to Credit Her. The Film World Shrugs.

The New York Times, July 25, 2022

China Digital Times, July 22, 2022

University of Hong Kong makes national security law course a mandatory graduation requirement
Hong Kong Free Press, July 25, 2022

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

代理丁家喜与许志永案四律师遭警告 禁与家属连系(4 lawyers representing Ding Jiaxi and Xu Zhiyong are warned not to contact their families)
Radio Free Asia, July 24, 2022

中国首例“单身女性冻卵案”原告败诉 原告:“总有一天我们将收回我们身体的主权”(Plaintiff on losing China's first single woman egg freezing case: "One day, we will regain sovereignty over our bodies")
Voice of America, July 23, 2022

Hong Kong national security arrests exceed 200; deception cases soar in first half of 2022
Hong Kong Free Press, July 25, 2022

Hong Kong lawmakers accuse education authorities of failure to boost patriotism in schools through more recognition of war memorial days
South China Morning Post, July 25, 2022

Hong Kong police demand removal of ‘sensitive’ items citing security law, pro-democracy café claims
Hong Kong Free Press, July 25, 2022

Crowds still flock to Hong Kong’s book fair but ‘sensitive’ topics are absent
Hong Kong Free Press, July 23, 2022

【初選47人案】4被告提申請 何桂藍捧手寫筆記親自陳詞獲掌聲 官押9.15決定 ([Hong Kong 47] 4 defendants file motions; attendees applaud Gwyneth Ho after her speech; cases adjourned until Sept. 15), July 25, 2022

遭控612非法集結「爆眼教師」楊子俊擬下月認罪 (Teacher whose right eye was injured by police during Hong Kong protests to plead guilty to illegal assembly charges next month)
Radio Free Asia, July 24, 2022

【香港法庭】涉「營救理大」尖沙咀暴動 中四女生認暴動罪被判入教導所 (High-school girl sentenced to juvenile center for involvement in PolyU riot)
Radio Free asia, July 25, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

China plans three-tier data strategy to avoid US delistings

Financial Times, July 25, 2022

Revealing evidence of foreign forces undermining Hong Kong’s national security is not needed, just as proof of coronavirus is not shown to require wearing of face masks: CY Leung
South China Morning Post, July 22, 2022

德国宪法保护局:未来中国是头号网络对手(German Constitutional Protection Agency: China will be No.1 online adversary in the future)
Radio France Internationale, July 23, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

佩洛西访台沸沸扬扬:前国务卿愿陪同前往,北京威胁升级(Beijing escalates warning to U.S. on possible Pelosi visit to Taiwan)
Voice of America, July 25, 2022

唐山再现女子被打事件 事件立刻登上微博热搜第一名 官方急维稳降热(Authorities rush to suppress mounting Weibo searches on new incidents of women being beaten in Tangshan)
Radio France Internationale, July 23, 2022

中国官员:中国人口将在2025年前萎缩 部分省份出现“断崖式”下跌(Chinese officials: China's population to shrink before 2025, some provinces will see a "precipitous" decline)
Voice of America, July 25, 2022

Where China Is Changing Its Diplomatic Ways (at Least a Little)
The New York Times, July 25, 2022

【新香港】親中團體「青研香港」調查指 8成市民認同習近平訪港和講話 (Survey undertaken by pro-China groups shows 80% of citizens agree with Xi’s visit to and speech on Hong Kong)
Radio Free Asia, July 25, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

British judges have failed to curb Hong Kong’s crackdown on dissent
The Guardian, July 24, 2022

专访慕容雪村(1): 谈新冠疫情给中国人的教训(Interview with Murong Xuecun (1): Lessons of Covid-19 to the Chinese)
Voice of America, July 25, 2022

专访慕容雪村(2):官僚借助疫情强化控制中国社会(Interview with Murong Xuecun (2): Bureaucrats take advantage of Covid-19 to strengthen control of Chinese society)
Voice of America, July 25, 2022