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, March 03, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

Booksellers’ release in “few days” after televised confessions, but return to Hong Kong uncertain
South China Morning Post, March 3, 2016

Police made over 1,000 Occupy-related arrests, new figures show, as lawmaker suggests harsher punishments
Hong Kong Free Press, March 2, 2016

Facebook's new “angry” emoji a weapon for Hong Kong activists
USA Today, March 2, 2016

港大指215非牟利國際組織在港營運 部分對政治前景有隱憂 (HKU data: 215 international NGOs operate in Hong Kong, some worry about the political outlook)
Ming Pao, March 3, 2016