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 11, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

佩洛西警告中國不能孤立台灣 北京稱美挑釁在前(Pelosi warns China not to isolate Taiwan, Beijing says U.S. provocation came first)
Deutsche Welle, August 11, 2022

Chinese medical portal censored after doubting herbal 'COVID-19 remedy'
Agence France-Presse, August 11, 2022

China Digital Times, August 10, 2022

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

异议作家出版《习近平权术史》被刑拘遭折磨 (Dissident writer detained and tortured for publishing book about history of Xi Jinping's powers )
Radio Free Asia, August 10, 2022

China holds Taiwanese incommunicado amid 'secessionism' probe into Taiwan activities
Radio Free Asia, August 11, 2022

National security case against four HKU students adjourned as ‘new development’ emerges
Hong Kong Free Press, August 11, 2022

2 Hong Kong teenagers sentenced to detention centre for possessing petrol bombs in 2020
Hong Kong Free Press, August 11, 2022

Co-founders of Hong Kong’s Liberal Party quit over move to strip them of honorary posts
South China Morning Post, August 10, 2022

【反送中運動】受傷三周年「爆眼少女」公開出院紀錄證眼球破裂 擬向港警索償惟被拒批法援 ([Anti-ELAB] Female protestor whose eye was shot by police 3 years ago publicly discloses medical records of her ruptured eye; intended to claim compensation from the Hong Kong Police Force but denied legal aid)
Radio Free Asia, August 11, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

李家超遲交選舉廣告同意書 入稟要求豁免刑罰 8.18高院處理 (John Lee files petition to High Court for exemption from punishment for late submission of his election consent form; case handling to take place on August 18), August 11, 2022

【國安時代】港金馬得獎短片《暗房夜空》因半秒畫面被拒再次公映 至今逾10電影遇同類情況 ([NSL Times] Hong Kong Golden Horse award-winning short film rejected for re-release due to a half-second screenshot referencing the protest movement; 10 other films encounter similar issues)
Radio Free Asia, August 11, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

解放军完成台海周边军事行动 专家:未来北京对台将软硬兼施 (PLA completes military operations around Taiwan Strait; experts predict Beijing will apply both hard and soft measures to Taiwan)
Voice of America, August 11, 2022