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, September 08, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

Chengdu, Chinese city of 21m, has Covid lockdown extended indefinitely
The Guardian, September 8, 2022

Hong Kong Orders Five-Year-Old Children to Prove Vaccination For Restaurants, Indoor Venues
Bloomberg, September 8, 2022

Hong Kong Education Bureau suggests primary schools spend quarter of teaching time on patriotism, national security education
South China Morning Post, September 8, 2022

Online stores lose shoppers due to data privacy concerns: survey
The Standard, September 8, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

China’s actions in Xinjiang merit special human rights session, UN experts say after explosive report
South China Morning Post, September 8, 2022

Xinjiang report: China must address grave human rights violations and the world must not turn a blind eye, say UN experts
UN Office of the Higher Commissioner for Human Rights, September 7, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

China’s ‘Zero Covid’ Bind: No Easy Way Out Despite the Cost

The New York Times, September 8, 2022

蔡霞教授美国刊文揭示习近平压制不满运作再连任将给中国带来灾难(Professor Cai Xia’s article, published in U.S., reveals Xi Jinping's push for 3rd term will bring disaster to China)
Radio France Internationale, September 7, 2022

The Weakness of Xi Jinping:How Hubris and Paranoia Threaten China’s Future
Foreign Affairs, September 6-7, 2022

Chow Hang-tung’s Testimony During Preliminary Court Inquiry in the Hong Kong Alliance ‘Incitement to Subversion’ Case
China Change, September 7, 2022

Hong Kong: Children’s Book Authors Convicted
Human Rights Watch, September 7, 2022