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.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong vetoes controversial China-backed electoral blueprint
Reuters, June 18, 2015

28反對8票贊成 政改方案否決 (Political reform proposal rejected: 28 against, 8 for)
Ming Pao, June 18, 2015

Many pro-establishment lawmakers fail to vote
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 18, 2015

蔡子強:缺席投票犯極嚴重政治錯誤 (Commentator Ivan Choy Chi-keung: Absence at voting is major political blunder)
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 18, 2015

Why did pro-Beijing lawmakers walk out of the Hong Kong vote?
The Wall Street Journal, June 18,2015

香港政改遭否决 北京表遗憾 (Beijing expresses regret at the rejection of the political reform proposal in HK)
Deutsche Welle, June 18, 2015香港政改遭否决-北京表遗憾/a-18524655?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

梁振英:对香港政改方案被否决极度失望 (HK chief executive CY Leung: Extremely disappointed in the rejection of the political reform proposal)
People’s Daily, June 18, 2015

Reactions to the defeat of the Hong Kong election plan
The New York Times, June 18,2015

The day Hong Kong's Legco entered a parallel universe
South China Morning Post, June 18, 2015

Not a time to celebrate, says Joshua Wong
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 18, 2015