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, August 22, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

中國免除非洲23筆債務 網民紛紛吐糟(China forgives 23 African debts, sparking outrage among netizens)
Deutsche Welle, August 20, 2022

TikTok Browser Can Track Users’ Keystrokes, According to New Research

The New York Times, August 22, 2022

Fears over China’s access to genetic data of UK citizens
The Guardian, August 20, 2022

The Social Media Spectacle of China’s Taiwan Military Exercises
What's on Weibo, August 20, 2022

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

遭羁押近1年的重庆维权人士唐云淑的寻衅滋事案将于2022年8月25日开庭(Nearly a year in detention, Chongqing rights defender Tang Yunshu to be tried on August 25 for picking quarrels and provoking trouble)
Weiquanwang, August 22, 2022

批“大撒币” 孙文广被人间蒸发4年 知情者称已离世而当局仍封锁消息(Disappeared for 4 years, rights activist Sun Wenguang is believed dead as authorities continue blocking information)
Radio France Internationale, August 21, 2022

Ex-leader of Hong Kong Tiananmen vigil group Albert Ho granted bail in national security case
Hong Kong Free Press, August 22, 2022

Hong Kong national security law: first minors convicted under legislation among defendants from pro-independence group admitting call for ‘armed revolution’
South China Morning Post, August 20, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

Trouble in Paradise: Chinese Tourists Left Stranded During Lockdowns

The New York Times, August 22, 2022

The Face of China: A Globetrotting Diplomat Armed With U.S. Admonitions
The New York Times, August 21, 2022