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, September 02, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

As Hong Kong goes to the polls, why isn’t the Communist Party on the ballot?
Quartz, September 1, 2016

China pressures Hong Kong to squash independence calls ahead of poll: sources
Reuters, September 1, 2016

Hong Kong youth feel powerless in politics
South China Morning Post, September 1, 2016

香港星期天立法会选举 港独自决呼声高 (Hong Kong voice for independence high for LegCo election on Sunday)
Voice of America, September 1, 2016

Daughter of missing Hong Kong bookseller told not to travel to Asia
The Guardian, September 1, 2016