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 21, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong’s NGOs isolated and confused by mainland China’s new law restricting activities, research finds
South China Morning Post, October 21, 2016

ViuTV改口承認王丹沒擅開記者會惟堅持反港獨立場 (ViuTV backtracks from charge that Wang Dan organized press conference without permission, but maintains stance against Hong Kong independence)
Radio France Internationale, October 21, 2016政治/20161021-viutv改口承認王丹沒擅開記者會惟堅持反港獨立場

Hong Kong TV show pulled over debate on independence for the city
Radio Free Asia, October 20, 2016

“Diplomatic” concerns: New Zealand abandons meeting with Hong Kong democracy figures
The Guardian, October 21, 2016

Pro-Beijing camp goes all out to stop retaking of oaths by Hong Kong localist legislators who insulted China
South China Morning Post, October 21, 2016

范太:港無三權分立 法律界怒轟歪曲《基本法》 (Legal sector condemns Rita Fan’s remark that Hong Kong has no separation of powers as distortion of Basic Law)
Apple Daily, October 21, 2016

TVB“紅色”副董黎瑞剛自誇懂得揣摩領導人心態 (TVB’s “red” vice-president Li Ruigang boasts of his ability to figure out leaders’ wishes)
Radio France Internationale, October 21, 2016政治/20161021-tvb“紅色”副董黎瑞剛自誇懂得揣摩領導人心態