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, August 26, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

五角大楼:提防中国“太空霸主”野心(Pentagon: Beware of China's "Space Overlord" Ambition)
Deutsche Welle, August 26, 2022

STATE OF THE SPACE INDUSTRIAL BASE 2022: Winning the New Space Race for Sustainability, Prosperity and the Planet, August 2022

China’s Communist Party says it welcomes complaints
The Economist, August 25, 2022

“Boys’ Love” radio dramas face ban as China’s crackdown on entertainment industry expands
Dao Insights, August 24, 2022

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

陈紫娟千里“开庭记”:从深圳到凤县,去守候一位人权律师的庭审(Chen Zijuan, wife of detained rights lawyer Chang Weiping, journeys thousands of miles from Shenzhen to Fengxian, Shaanxi Provence, to wait for husband’s trial)
NGOCN, August 26, 2022

Police stop mourners attending funeral of Jiang Zongcao, wife of former top CCP aide
Radio Free Asia, August 25, 2022

鲍彤夫人追悼会:亲友被禁入场 名人送挽不得署名(Authorities barred relatives and friends from memorial service for Bao Tong's wife, and well-known figures from signing their condolences)
Radio France Internationale, August 25, 2022

Hong Kong media credibility drops to new low, study finds
Hong Kong Free Press, August 26, 2022

涉FB轉載許智峯投白票貼文 福利工作員認罪 判囚兩個月緩刑18個月 (Welfare worker pleads guilty for resharing Ted Hui's post encouraging residents to submit blank ballots, sentenced to 2 months in prison with 18 months probation), August 26, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

China Is Using a UN Resolution to Further Its Claim Over Taiwan
The Diplomat, August 26, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

U.N. Report on Rights Abuses in Xinjiang May Be Delayed Again

The New York Times, August 26, 2022