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, September 29, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

Live Coverage of Hong Kong
South China Morning Post

Hong Kong pro-democracy protests swell as riot police back off
Financial Times, September 29, 2014

HK Protesters vow more to come unless leader Leung quits
Bloomberg, September 29, 2014

Tear gas, arrests mark beginning of Hong Kong's Occupy Central protests
The Diplomat, September 29, 2014

警方就中区示威共拘捕89人 (89 protesters arrested by police)
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 29, 2014

香港警方:周日共发射87枚催泪弹 (Hong Kong Police: 87 shots of tear gas fired on Sunday)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 29, 2014

香港占中镇压41人受伤 交通受阻部分银行停业 (41 injured in “Occupy Central” protests, streets blocked and banks shut branches)
Radio Free Asia, September 28, 2014

Hongkongers flock to “off-grid”' chat app FireChat amid fears of internet shutdown
South China Morning Post, September 29, 2014

中国网民“隐晦”关注香港占中冲突 (Chinese netizens follow “Occupy Central” in “encrypted” terms)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 28, 2014

网络屏蔽镇压“占中” 民众声援“香港挺住”(Mainlanders show support for “Occupy Central” despite severe censorship)
Radio Free Asia, September 29, 2014

Instagram down in China as Hong Kong protests continue
USA Today, September 28, 2014

HK gov't opposes resolutely unlawful actions by "Occupy Central" movement: Chief Executive
Xinhua News, September 28, 2014

梁振英:没权要求人大撤回政改决定 (C.Y. Leung: HK government has no right to request reversal of NPC decision)
Hong Kong Television Radio, September 28, 2014
中国外交部警告各国不要支持香港“占中” (Chinese Foreign Ministry warns countries not to support Hong Kong’s Occupy Central)
The New York Times, September 29, 2014

李源潮:不论港发生何事 人大决定不变 (Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao: NPC decision remains the same no matter what happens in Hong Kong)
Wenweipo, September 29, 2014

Images of Hong Kong’s "umbrella revolution" tell a story
The New York Times, September 29, 2014

世界媒体聚焦香港 英国媒体将香港占中称为雨伞革命 (All eyes on Hong Kong: British media dub Occupy Central protests the “Umbrella Revolution”)
Radio France Internationale, September 29, 2014

Photos of #UmbrellaRevolution
Human Rights In China, September 29, 2014

Photos of Hong Kong Occupy Central 9.29.14n
Human Rights In China, September 29, 2014

Photos of Hong Kong Occupy Central 9.28.14
Human Rights In China, September 28, 2014

Internet (互联网)

China urges global crackdown on extremists' use of Internet
Reuters, September 27, 2014

Taiwan (台湾)

Hong Kong protests: Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou backs demonstrators
The Straits Times, September 29, 2014

香港局势继续紧张 马英九吁北京“审慎” (Ma Ying-jeou urges Beijing to take “cautious measures” in handling escalating Hong Kong protests)
Deutsche Welle, September 29, 2014

马英九:台湾不会是另一个香港 (Ma Ying-jeou: Taiwan will not become another Hong Kong)
Radio France Internationale, September 26, 2014

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Hong Kong protests expose generational, economic divide
The Wall Street Journal, September 28, 2014

英媒:香港的今天就是中国的明天 (British media: Hong Kong today is China tomorrow)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 29, 2014