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 02, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

Should 18 year olds contest elections? Activist Joshua Wong begins court battle to lower minimum age for Legco candidates
South China Morning Post, June 1, 2016

Student groups set to host forum on importance of June 4 crackdown to young Hongkongers
South China Morning Post, June 1, 2016

往年共赴維園晚會 同窗3女生 「六四」3抉擇 (3 schoolmates who went to the Victoria Park June Fourth vigil together in the past all make different choices this year)
Ming Pao, June 2, 2016

【六四27年】立會外點蠟燭默哀 20泛民議員悼死難者 ([27th anniversary of June Fourth] Lighting candles and observing silence outside LegCo, 20 pan-dem lawmakers commemorate the victims)
Ming Pao, June 1, 2016