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, July 29, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

China Digital Times, July 28, 2022

Report on TikTok's 'excessive' harvesting of user data sparks security concerns
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2022

Number of people resigning from Hong Kong government jobs doubles from previous year
Hong Kong Free Press, July 29, 2022

肯尼亚总统大选临近,中国成为选战焦点话题(As Kenya's presidential election approaches, China has become the focus)
Voice of America, July 29, 2022

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

原贵州大学教授杨绍政涉嫌煽动颠覆国家政权案于今天在贵阳市中级法院不公开审理(Former Guizhou University professor Yang Shaozheng, accused of “inciting subversion of state power,” goes on trial today behind closed doors in Guiyang Intermediate Court)
Weiquanwang, July 29, 2022

Jailed Chinese dissident sends wife 'suspect' letter from Xinjiang prison cell
Radio Free Asia, July 29, 2022

Prominent Chinese rights activist 'paralyzed' while awaiting trial in Jiangsu
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2022

4 ex-leaders of defunct Hong Kong activist group Student Politicism plead guilty to conspiring to incite subversion
Hong Kong Free Press, July 29, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

习近平在政治局会议为 “动态清零”定调 ”坚持动态清零就是胜利”(Xi Jinping set tone for "dynamic zero" at Politburo meeting: " Insistence on dynamic zero is victory" )
Radio Free Asia, July 29, 2022

美通过芯片法案抗衡中国(U.S. passes CHIPs Act to counter China)
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2022

欧盟呼吁废除中国在香港实施的《国家安全法》(EU calls on China to repeal National Security Law in Hong Kong)
Radio France Internationale, July 28, 2022

‘Abandon arrogance, face fact that national security law has restored stability in Hong Kong’: Beijing to UN Human Rights Committee on report proposing repeal of legislation
South China Morning Post, July 29, 2022

A Test Case for Australia’s Broad New Law Against Foreign Meddling

The New York Times, July 29, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

Xi Jinping tells Joe Biden not to ‘play with fire’ over Taiwan in two-hour call
The Guardian, July 28, 2022

Biden and Xi Conduct Marathon Call During Time of Rising Tensions

The New York Times, July 29, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

UN Human Rights Committee Criticizes Rulings of Hong Kong’s Top Court
The Diplomat, July 29, 2022

A Shrinking China Can’t Overtake America
Foreign Policy, July 29, 2022

As Congress Debated Landmark China Bill, Beijing Surged Ahead

The New York Times, July 29, 2022