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.

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

China slaps sanctions on 7 'diehard separatist' Taiwan officials
Radio Free Asia, August 16, 2022

Chinese Woman Taken Away by Suzhou Police for Wearing Japanese Kimono
What's on Weibo, August 15, 2022

Hong Kong’s Crackdown on Dissent Hits Facebook Pages
The Wall Street Journal, August 16, 2022

Hong Kong police to deploy technology to combat misinformation, new PR chief says
South China Morning Post, August 16, 2022

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

【案件更新】黄雪琴代表律师被迫更换,王建兵案件被退回二次侦查([Case update] Huang Xueqin's lawyer replaced and Wang Jianbing's case re-investigated)
Free Xueqin and Jianbing, August 12, 2022

Former Hong Kong girls’ schoolteacher turned activist jailed for 9 months for unlawful assembly during June 2019 social unrest
South China Morning Post, August 15, 2022

Hong Kong pro-democracy retail chain Chickeeduck to close all shops
Hong Kong Free Press, August 16, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

17部门联合发文 进一步完善和落实积极生育支持措施(Guideline on reproductive and birth control measures jointly issued by 17 government departments)
Xinhuanet, August 16, 2022

关于进一步完善和落实积极生育支持措施的指导意见(Guiding Opinion on Further Improving and Implementing Active Reproductive Support Measures)
National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China, August 16, 2022