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, September 16, 2022

China's Reach & Internal Control (中国:内控与外扩)

China’s Xi Jinping calls for a ‘more just and rational’ world order
Agence France-Presse, September 16, 2022

习近平在上合组织强调防范颜色革命(Xi Jinping stresses prevention of color revolutions at SCO)
Deutsche Welle, September 16, 2022

谴责中国实弹军演 欧洲议会通过台海决议(Condemning China's live-fire military exercises, European Parliament passes Taiwan Strait resolution)
Deutsche Welle, September 16, 2022

MEPs urge EU countries to build closer ties with Taiwan
European Parliament, September 15, 2022

Pro-China media slam 'minority' of Hong Kong mourners in wake of Queen's death
Radio Free Asia, September 15, 2022

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

“雪饼”失踪将满周年 传煽颠案已移送法院等开庭(Disappeared for nearly a year, rights activists Huang Xueqin and Wang Jianbing are reported to be facing trial for inciting subversion of state power)
Radio Free Asia, September 15, 2022

吉林长春基督教阳光之家归正教会遭中共当局取缔(Christian church Sunshine Home in Changchun, Jilin Province is banned by CPC authorities)
Weiquanwang, September 16, 2022

Hong Kong activist, paralegal to both face sentencing after Jimmy Lai’s national security trial in December
Hong Kong Free Press, September 16, 2022

Hong Kong’s High Court to hear new evidence in challenge against ruling that police breached Bill of Rights
Hong Kong Free Press, September 16, 2022

記協司法覆核警員拒示編號勝訴 律政司提交新證據上訴 上訴庭受理:涉重大公眾利益(After Journalists Association won in judicial review of police officer's refusal to show ID, court allows DoJ’s appeal to go forward, says: new evidence involves significant public interest)
Inmediahk, September 16, 2022

男子開設頻道轉發煽動帖文 被判囚4個月及罰款2千元(Man is jailed for 4 months and fined HK$2,000 for setting up Telegram channel to forward seditious posts)
Radio Television Hong Kong,, September 15, 2022

男廚師IG發文提光時、港獨認煽動囚5個月 官批內容尖銳不能輕視危機(Chef is sentenced to 5 months in jail after pleading guilty to sedition for Instagram posts that mention Hong Kong independence, “Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our time” )
Ming Pao, September 16, 2022

【初選47人案】鄒家成監中撰文:我們根本無罪,因此不認罪(Owen Chow, one of the 47 pro-democrats charged under national security law, writes in prison: We are not guilty at all, so we do not plead guilty)
Inmediahk, September 15, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

Biden Issues New Order to Block Chinese Investment in Technology in the U.S.

The New York Times, September 16, 2022

Xi Jinping article gives insight into China’s direction ahead of Communist Party congress
South China Morning Post, September 16, 2022

New leaders will soon inhabit China’s top decision-making bodies
The Economist, September 15, 2022

鄧炳強:二十三條立法前要預早向市民解說清楚(Secretary for Security Chris Tang: We must explain Article 23 legislation clearly to the public in advance)
Radio Television Hong Kong,, September 16, 2022

政府推新職工會登記表 申請人須簽聲明確認不危國安(Gov’t introduces new trade union registration form--applicants must sign statement to confirm that they will not endanger national security)
Ming Pao, September 16, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

中国不再就俄乌战争假装中立(China no longer pretends to be neutral over Russia-Ukraine war)
Radio France Internationale, September 15, 2022

‘At the Breaking Point’: Tibetans, Under Lockdown, Make Rare Cries for Help
The New York Times, September 16, 2022

Xinjiang Kazakh plans political party to counter China's Xi
Associated Press, September 16, 2022

Anger among MPs as Chinese vice-president to attend Queen’s funeral
The Guardian, September 15, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

What Does Xi Jinping’s Visit Tell Us About China’s Relationship with Central Asia?
The Diplomat, September 15, 2022

China Is Writing the Story of the Climate Future

The New York Times, September 16, 2022

The U.N. Gave a Quiet Diplomat the Wrong Job
Foreign Policy, September 16, 2022