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 30, 2022

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

人权组织: 中国“警侨服务站”在海外跨境执法(Safeguard Defenders: China's "overseas police service centers" conduct cross-border law enforcement operations)
Deutsche Welle, September 30, 2022

110 OVERSEAS: Chinese Transnational Policing Gone Wild
Safeguard Defenders, September 12, 2022

中国扩大外交「亮剑」范围 涉台港人权议题坚决斗争(China expands scope of diplomatic "sword flashing" to mount resolute struggle against human rights issues related to Taiwan, Hong Kong)
Radio France Internationale, September 30, 2022

China Digital Times, September 29, 2022

Taking down coordinated inauthentic behavior from Russia and China
Meta, September, 2022

Chinese poet's account deleted after satirical poem ahead of party congress
Radio Free Asia, September 29, 2022

譚耀宗稱教育工作者有責任讓青少年認識及了解國旗國徽 (Tam Yiu-chung, Hong Kong member of NPCSC: Educators must educate young people to know and understand the national flag and national emblem)
Radio Television Hong Kong News, September 30, 2022

International Responses (国际反应)

美国会议员要求调查美外交官及家属在华遭强制隔离检疫(U.S. lawmakers demand investigation into mandatory quarantine of U.S. diplomats and their families in China)
Deutsche Welle, September 30, 2022

Countering China, the U.S. Signs a Broad Deal to Aid Pacific Nations
The New York Times, September 30, 2022

担忧中国影响力 美推出太平洋战略(U.S. launches Pacific strategy to curb Chinese influence)
Deutsche Welle, September 30, 2022

US House of Representatives introduces its own Taiwan bill
Radio Free Asia, September 30, 2022

US Senate weighing limits on US investments in Chinese hi-tech businesses
South China Morning Post, September 30, 2022

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

China’s ‘Absurd’ Covid Propaganda Stirs Rebellion

The New York Times, September 30, 2022

余文生谈狱中艰苦 忧维权律师遭北京“清零”(Lawyer Yu Wensheng on hardships in prison, fears rights lawyers being "zeroed" by authorities)
Deutsche Welle, September 30, 2022

黎智英欲聘英國御用大律師為國安案抗辯 律政司長及大律師公會反對 (Jimmy Lai wants to hire Queen's Counsel to defend him in national security case; Secretary for Justice, Hong Kong Bar Association object
Ming Pao, September 30, 2022

2 Hong Kong speech therapists apply to challenge conviction over ‘seditious’ children’s books
Hong Kong Free Press, September 29, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

How China’s covid policy is like Prohibition in America
The Economist, September 29, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

The Tech Site That Took On China’s Surveillance State
The Atlantic, September 29, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

Why China’s Crimes in Xinjiang Cannot Go Unpunished
The New York Times, September 30, 2022

Elections? No Thank You. Performance Reviews? Maybe.
ChinaFile, September 29, 2022