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.

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

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

Xi Jinping’s quest for total control of China is just getting started
The Washington Post, October 5, 2022

How academies for cadres shape China’s ruling class
The Economist, October 4, 2022

北方民族大学收回在校生护照及港澳台通行证(Northern Nationalities University confiscate students' passports and travel permits to and from Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan)
Radio Free Aisa, October 5, 2022

International Responses (国际反应)

China Digital Times, October 4, 2022

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

Shandong police hold two on public order charges over homeowners' committee election
Radio Free Asia, October 4, 2022

Chinese activists hail Richard Liu rape case settlement as victory for #MeToo
Radio Free Asia, October 4, 2022

四川民主维权人士黄晓敏日前被以“寻衅滋事罪”判刑4年 (Sichuan democratic rights activist Huang Xiaomin has been sentenced to 4 years in prison for "picking quarrels and provoking trouble")
Weiquanwang, October 5, 2022

获刑7年的湖北人权活动者彭宇华目前羁押在湖南赤山监狱六监区 (Peng Yuhua, Hubei human rights activist and co-defendant with Li Mingzhe, is serving a 7-year sentence in Hunan Chishan Prison)
Weiquanwang, October 5, 2022

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Civic Party could disband if no one takes up executive committee roles
Hong Kong Free Press, October 5, 2022

Hong Kong Rick and Morty fans spot protest codes in new episode
Agence France-Presse, October 5, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

In China, Xinjiang halts travel out of region as officials admit to failures in controlling outbreak
South China Morning Post, October 5, 2022

二十大前维稳: 新疆当局称防疫情外溢严禁出疆(Stability maintenance before 20th CPC National Congress: Xinjiang authorities forbid anyone to leave region, citing need to prevent epidemic spread)
Radio Free Aisa, October 5, 2022

“Guarding the Green Horse” – How China’s Health Code System Provided Solutions and Generated Problems
What's on Weibo, October 4, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

China’s Marginalized Millions
Foreign Affairs, October 5, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

从Jingyao案看米兔:跨国女权社群的实践、反思和发展(Observing #MeToo from the Jingyao case: Practice, reflection, and development of transnational feminist communities)
Matters, October 4, 2022