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 08, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

“Western-style democracy can only bring disaster,” says party magazine
South China Morning Post, October 7, 2014

Seeking identity, “Hong Kong people” look to city, not state
The New York Times, October 8, 2014

Hong Kong chief executive CY Leung faces questions over secret $7m payout from Australian firm
The Sydney Morning Hereld, October 8, 2014

Tourism is actually up during Hong Kong’s protests, and other economic surprises
Quartz, October 8, 2014

Hong Kong students to start talks with government on Friday
Bloomberg, October 8, 2014

学联港府初定周五对话 (HKFS to talk with Hong Kong gov’t on Friday)
South China Morning Post, October 8, 2014

李求恩允學生投票撤升旗禮 即場辯論 校長:很好的教育機會 (High school principal: allowing students to vote on and debate abolishing flag raising ceremony is a good learning opportunity)
Mingpao, October 8, 2014

港人游行要求释放被捕的大陆“雨伞运动”支持者 (Hong Kongers march to demand release of arrested mainland Umbrella Movement supporters)
Radio Free Asia, October 8, 2014