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.

Thursday, August 04, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

Welcomed by Taiwan, Pelosi Leaves Rising Tensions With China in Her Wake
The New York Times, August 3, 2022

China unleashes wave of military drills around Taiwan after Nancy Pelosi’s trip
Financial Times, August 4, 2022

台湾外交部谴责中国效法北韩任意试射导弹(Taiwan's foreign ministry condemns China's arbitrary missile test)
Radio France Internationale, August 4, 2022

G7外长发涉台声明:北京震怒 台北致谢(G7 foreign ministers issue Taiwan-related statement: Beijing is angry, Taipei sends thanks)
Deutsche Welle, August 4, 2022

G7 Foreign Ministers’ Statement on Preserving Peace and Stability Across the Taiwan Strait
U.S. Department of State, August 3, 2022

China scolds G7 foreign ministers over Taiwan statement
Channel News Asia, August 4, 2022

China scraps meeting with Japanese foreign minister after G7 statement
South China Morning Post, August 4, 2022

美国常务副国务卿开始南太之行抗衡中国影响力(U.S. Deputy Secretary of State begins South Pacific trip to counter China’s influence)
Voice of America, August 4, 2022

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

甘肃徽县民主维权人士龙克海遭刑事拘留(Long Kehai, pro-democracy rights defender in Huixian County, Gansu Province, is criminally detained)
Weiquanwang, August 4, 2022

China arrests Taiwanese man for 'separatism' as Pelosi departs democratic island
Radio Free Asia, August 3, 2022

Hong Kong to pursue Canada-based political activists under national security law
Radio Free Asia, August 3, 2022

男教師示威場合藏鐳射筆判囚5個月 准保釋候上訴 求情指因案失教職 (Teacher, sentenced to 5 months in prison for hiding laser pen is granted bail pending appeal, writes in pleading that he had lost his job because of the case), August 4, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

Hong Kong Education Bureau explains why Hong Kong was ’not a colony,’ after public left ‘confused’ by such comments
Hong Kong Free Press, August 4, 2022

Hong Kong schools expected to help students discern fake news and know consequences of sharing it under new framework released by education authorities
South China Morning Post, August 4, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

北京极限施压佩洛西访台,结果出人意料中国网民怒火反噬中共(Beijing’s extreme pressure on Pelosi's visit to Taiwan has triggered anger among Chinese netizens toward CPC)
Voice of America, August 5, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

Perils of Preaching Nationalism Play Out on Chinese Social Media

The New York Times, August 4, 2022

More Than a Show: China’s Exercises Could Help It Practice Seizing Taiwan

The New York Times, August 4, 2022

Xi’s Great Leap Backward
Foreign Policy, August 4, 2022

China’s Global Soundbite Factory>
China Media Project, August 4, 2022

Protest Hides in Plain Sight in Hong Kong
Wired, August 4, 2022