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, November 18, 2022

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

中国再推一带一路 明年拟办高峰论坛(China resumes promoting Belt and Road Initiative, may hold summit forum next year)
Radio France Internationale, November 18, 2022

FBI director ‘very concerned’ by reports of secret Chinese police stations in US
Reuters, November 18, 2022

FBI局长:对中国在美国设立“警察站”深感担忧(FBI Director: Deeply concerned about China setting up “police stations” in U.S.)
Deutsche Welle, November 18, 2022

China Digital Times, November 17, 2022

International Responses (国际反应)

美国对协助规避伊朗制裁的实体实施制裁,13家实体中半数以上是中国公司(U.S. imposes sanctions on 13 entities—more than half are Chinese companies—helping to circumvent U.S. sanctions against Iran)
Voice of America, November 18, 2022

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

唐云淑因信访被判刑四年六个月(Tang Yunshu, who spent decades petitioning for redress of gov’t seizure of family property, is sentenced to 4.5 years in prison for "picking quarrels and provoking trouble")
Civil Rights & Livelihood Watch, November 18, 2022

China repression: The families who have left loved ones behind
BBC News, November 18, 2022

Chinese students abroad take on their government
The Economist, November 17, 2022

Hong Kong journalist Bao Choy allowed final appeal against conviction over accessing public info for documentary
Hong Kong Free Press, November 18, 2022

網台主持「傑斯」尹耀昇出獄稱無意離港 「除非呢個屋企唔要我」(Internet radio host "Giggs" Wan Yiu-sing is released from prison, says he has no intention of leaving HK "unless this home doesn't want me")
Ming Pao, November 18, 2022

郭卓堅重新覆核「安心出行」違憲 指港人非罪犯不應被追蹤(Kwok Cheuk-kin re-applies for judicial review on constitutionality of LeaveHomeSafe app, says HK people are not criminals and should not be tracked)
Inmediahk, November 17, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

China to step up internet censorship with stricter rules for social media and streaming sites
South China Morning Post, November 18, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

习近平教训特鲁多强硬却失态?中国全面封杀图文(Xi Jinping loses composure in lecturing Trudeau? Photos and texts are completely blocked in China)
Radio France Internationale, November 18, 2022

中国各地疫情快速反弹,北京朝阳区呼吁民众“宅”家过周末(As many parts of China see rapid COVID resurgence, Beijing’s Chaoyang District urges residents to stay home for the weekend)
Voice of America, November 18, 2022

Unmasked and in charge, China's Xi puts personal diplomacy back in play
Reuters, November 17, 2022

Rugby anthem blunder: Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing camp has gone quiet over protest song played at South Korea match. What happened?
South China Morning Post, November 18, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

分析:习近平特鲁多对话 凸显何种中加关系?(Analysis: What kind of China-Canada relationship does the Xi Jinping-Trudeau dialogue highlight?)
Deutsche Welle, ovember 18, 2022

Hong Kong Seeks to Redefine Human Rights in South Korea
Human Rights Watch, November 17, 2022