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.

Monday, November 14, 2022

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

Kishida tells Asia leaders China infringing on Japan's sovereignty
Reuters, November 13, 2022

How Xi Jinping is mobilising the masses to control themselves
The Economist, November 10, 2022

Hong Kong schools to supply authorities with information on national education uptake among teachers, students
South China Morning Post, November 11, 2022

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

“一个人的勇敢不应该没有回声” —— 记一场在伦敦用普通话发出的示威与抗议 ("One's bravery should not be without echoes": Record of a protest in London in Mandarin)
NGOCN, November 8, 2022

Apple limits file-sharing for Chinese iPhone users after anti-govt protest
Agence France-Presse, November 11, 2022

被控串謀勾結外國勢力 黎智英申永久終止聆訊(Jimmy Lai applies for permanent stay of proceedings on charge of conspiracy to collude with foreign forces)
Ming Pao, November 14, 2022

Hong Kong court convicts woman of assaulting a police officer, possessing offensive weapon during 2019 protest
Hong Kong Free Press, November 14, 2022

涉光城者串謀恐怖活動案 中六女學生還柙逾一年 高院申保釋遭拒(In “Returning Valiant” case of conspiracy of terrorist activities, High Court rejects bail to Form 6 student who has been detained for over a year)
Inmediahk, November 11, 2022

涉為「香港獨立黨」骨幹 男教師被控串謀煽動保釋被拒(Teacher suspected of being “Hong Kong Independence Party” backbone and charged with alleged conspiracy to incite is denied bail)
Ming Pao, November 11, 2022

女子承認煽惑他人不投票或白票判囚2個月緩刑18個月(Woman is sentenced to 2 months in jail suspended for 18 months after pleading guilty to inciting others not to vote or to cast invalid vote)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 11, 2022

涉5年前發文稱炸解放軍軍營 27歲男罪成囚4年半(27-year-old man is sentenced to 4.5 years in prison for sharing post in online forum about bombing PLA barracks 5 years ago)
Ming Pao, November 14, 2022

停職檢控主任指紀律聆訊偏袒申覆核 高院駁回申請(High Court judge rejects request by suspended DoJ prosecution officer for review of disciplinary action against him following his complaint about police in 2019)
Ming Pao, November 11, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

最高法规范合议庭运行 要求成员平等实质参与评议 (Supreme People’s Court regulates operation of collegial panel, requires members to participate in deliberation on an equal and substantive basis)
Caixin, November 14, 2022

最高人民法院关于规范合议庭运行机制的意见 (Opinions of the Supreme People's Court on Regulating the Operational Mechanism of Collegial Panels)
The Supreme People's Court, November 10, 2022

教职员工实施侵害未成年人犯罪,将被判决终身禁业 (Faculty members who commit crimes against minors will be sentenced to lifetime bans from fields involving close contact with minors)
Caixin, November 14, 2022

最高人民法院 最高人民检察院 教育部关于落实从业禁止制度的意见(Opinions of the Supreme People's Court, Supreme People's Procuratorate, Ministry of Education on Implementing the Employment Prohibition System)
The Supreme People's Court, November 11, 2022

China Eases Some Pandemic Policies, While Sticking to ‘Zero Covid’

The New York Times, November 14, 2022

Collateral damage and secondary victims: the social impact of zero-COVID
Radio Free Asia, November 11, 2022

China Digital Times, November 11, 2022

Beijing can help Hong Kong society heal by explaining where ‘red lines’ of national security law lie, says Catholic bishop
South China Morning Post, November 13, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

Hong Kong Demands Inquiry After Protest Song Is Played Before Rugby Match
The New York Times, November 14, 2022

Hong Kong calls for investigation after protest song replaced Chinese national anthem at rugby sevens game
The Guardian, November 14, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

G20 Leaders Should Publicly Challenge China’s Xi on Abuses
Human Rights Watch, November 14, 2022