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, October 02, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

Hero or traitor? Student leader Billy Fung receives mixed reactions for HKU Council leak
Hong Kong Free Press, October 2, 2015

港大三屆校董會學生代表聲明:無形之手欲蓋彌彰 百年校譽毀於一旦 (Three generations’ HKU Council student representatives issue statement: “Invisible hand” no longer under veil, institution’s century-old reputation ruined in one day)
InMedia HK, October 1, 2015

【任命風波】任建峰促盧寵茂反省:不要埋沒良知 破壞港大自主 ([Appointment scandal] Progressive Lawyers Group convener Kevin Yam urges HKU Council member Lo Chung Mau to reflect on himself: Don’t bury your conscience and destroy HKU’s autonomy)
Meme HK, October 2, 2015

18專業團體發表聯合聲明譴責港大校委會否決委任陳文敏 (18 professional organizations issue joint statement to condemn HKU Council’s rejection of Johannes Chan)
AM730, October 2, 2015

馬斐森重申會維護港大學術自由 (HKU Vice Chancellor Peter Mathieson reiterates determination to protect HKU academic freedom)
Now, October 2, 2015

The future of autonomy in Hong Kong
China File, September 30, 2015

Standing down: Hong Kong lawmaker Ip Kwok-him, strategist in botched political reform vote, will not seek re-election
South China Morning Post, October 2, 2015