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HRIC Daily Brief

October 18, 2018 by admin

Friday, October 05 2018

Access to Justice (司法公正)

甘肃玛曲藏人政治犯雪努班丹去世 (Gansu political prisoner dies, Central Tibetan Administration accuses China of torture and CERD violations)

Radio Free Asia, October 4, 2018

Nine members of a family imprisoned by Xinjiang authorities

China Aid, October 4, 2018

新疆“再教育营”摇身变成工厂 (Re-education camps in Xinjiang transformed into quasi-factories)

Radio Free Asia, October 4, 2018

Interview: “We give them a warning before ordering them to stand as punishment”

Radio Free Asia, October 4, 2018

China political refugees face forcible repatriation from Thailand, Taiwan

Radio Free Asia, October 4, 2018


Access to Information (信息公开)

Weibo’s most influential users can now silence their critics

Sixth Tone, September 27, 2018

China shutters WeChat account listing historical grievances against Moscow

Radio Free Asia, October 4, 2018

How the Chinese Government works to censor debate in Western democracies

NPR, October 3, 2018

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

高智晟律师遭强迫失踪1年多生死不明 众维权人士再次发起联署:强烈要求中共执政当局无罪释放高智晟律师 (Over 100 human rights defenders sign open letter calling for release of disappeared rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng)

Chinese Human Rights Defenders, October 3, 2018

Why protests are so common in China

The Economist, October 4, 2018

China's netizens push back on “Xi Thought”

Voice of America, October 4, 2018

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Key U.S. allies are sending people to China's secret Muslim internment camps

Huffington Post, October 5, 2018

Cui Tiankai denies existence of camps in Xinjiang

SupChina, October 4, 2018


Transcript: NPR's interview with China's ambassador to the U.S.

NPR, October 3, 2018

Pence’s speech on China

SupChina, October 4, 2018


Vice President Mike Pence's remarks on the administration's policy towards China

Hudson Institute, October 4, 2018

China dismisses U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence’s “extremely ridiculous” claim it is trying to meddle in US elections

South China Morning Post, October 5, 2018

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

The big hack: How China used a tiny chip to infiltrate U.S. companies

Bloomberg, October 4, 2018


Did China successfully hack hardware at the CIA, Apple, Amazon, and nearly 30 major American companies?

SupChina, October 4, 2018

Apple, Amazon deny Bloomberg report on Chinese hardware attack

Reuters, October 4, 2018

U.S. extends watch over ZTE violation

The Standard, October 5, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong refuses visa renewal for foreign press club vice-pres. who chaired independence talk

Hong Kong Free Press, October 5, 2018

“This is part of the plan”: New train blurs line between China and Hong Kong

The Guardian, October 4, 2018

PolyU students warn of open day protest as talks with university over “democracy wall” on campus in Hong Kong take unruly turn

South China Morning Post, October 4, 2018

China tightens grip on Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement

Deutsche Welle, October 4, 2018

Commentary (评论)

范冰冰「被失蹤」,揭露中國司法體系潛規則 (Movie star Fan Bingbing's disappearance raises questions about the Chinese justice system)

Time, October 5, 2018

China’s influence operations are pinpointing America’s weaknesses

Foreign Policy, October 4, 2018

The Uyghurs and the Han: 1 World, 2 Universes

The Diplomat, October 4, 2018

北京回族家庭三代:信仰是怎樣走向真空的?(Three generations of Hui people in Beijing: how their religion got pushed into vacuum)

The Initium, October 3, 2018


北京牛街:改造後,穆斯林聚居區已快變成小吃街 (How did a Muslim neighborhood in the heart of Beijing transform into a snack-street by urban renewal)

The Initium, October 4, 2018

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