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, September 13, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

"大撒币"究竟花了多少钱?中国民众不满贫困无助 (How much has China’s "checkbook diplomacy" cost? People at home are mired in poverty and helplessness)
Radio Free Asia, September 12, 2022

中国近年向困境国家提供数百亿美元紧急贷款 (China has provided tens of billions of dollars in emergency loans to troubled countries in recent years)
Financial Times, September 12, 2022

地方财政形势困难,如何自救?(上) (How do Local governments, with finances in dire straits, help themselves? Part 1 )
Financial Times, September 12, 2022

China's Xi heads abroad to promote strategic role
Associated Press, September 13, 2022

China Digital Times, September 12, 2022

Chinese internet users detained over Xinjiang Covid-19 outbreak ‘rumours’
South China Morning Post, September 12, 2022

中国称劝返23万诈骗嫌犯自首 保护卫士:侵害他国主权与人权(China claims to have “persuaded” 230,000 overseas Chinese fraud suspects to surrender; Safeguard Defenders: China violated sovereignty and human rights of other countries)
Radio Free Asia, September 13, 2022

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

Four Years After #MeToo in China: Shrinking Digital Space for Change
The Diplomat, September 9, 2022

西藏自治区对僧尼开展“三个意识”思想教育对抗藏人“非暴力不合作运动” (Tibet Autonomous Region launches "Three Consciousness" ideological education for monks, nuns to fight against the Tibetan "non-violent non-cooperation movement")
Weiquanwang, September 13, 2022

9人涉9.29政總外暴動 15歲男生等6人認罪 3人不認罪 (Among 9 people tried for involvement in the September 29, 2019 protest outside gov’t headquarters, 6, including a 15-year-old boy, plead guilty, 3 others deny guilt)
Inmediahk, September 13, 2022

2019年理大衝突時參與油尖旺示威 護士承認暴動罪 (Nurse pleads guilty to rioting for participating in 2019 Tsim Sha Tsui protest in support of students in clash with police at PolyU)
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 13, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

China’s Public Puts on a Show of Zero Covid for an Audience of One
The New York Times, September 13, 2022

江西贵溪一女童被村支书强奸 警方称受害人父母未在方舱隔离 (Village party chief raped girl, 12, in Guixi, Jiangxi while her parents were in COVID quarantine; police say they were not)
Caixin, September 13, 2022

Interview: Chinese workers held by armed guard, denied wages, forced into overtime
Radio Free Asia, September 9, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

China’s zero-Covid-19 policy must end soon after sacrifices made by population to endure lockdowns, other control measures
South China Morning Post, September 13, 2022

Australia: Act on China’s Abuses in Xinjiang
Human Rights Watch, September 13, 2022

Children’s Books Branded Seditious in Hong Kong
The Diplomat, September 12, 2022