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, November 17, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

Disqualified Hong Kong lawmakers Leung and Yau in High Court for battle to keep seats until appeal
South China Morning Post, November 17, 2016

Hong Kong abductions: Marco Rubio seeks U.S. sanctions against officials
The Guardian, November 17, 2016

China's interference in Hong Kong reaching alarming levels: U.S. congressional panel
Reuters, November 16, 2016

Hong Kong umbrella movement documentary to get limited screening
Radio Free Asia, November 16, 2016

香港学运领袖黄之锋现身美国国会 (Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong appears at U.S. Congress)
Deutsche Welle, November 17, 2016香港学运领袖黄之锋现身美国国会/a-36418721

黃之鋒訪華盛頓 促特朗普關注中國打壓香港 (Joshua Wong visits Washington DC, urges Trump to pay attention to China’s oppression of Hong Kong)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 17, 2016

【人大釋法】中大畢業禮舉反釋法標語被指不適當 學生反問校長:兩民選議員被DQ,那什麼是莊嚴? ([NPC interpretation of Basic Law] Students’ protest against NPC interpretation at graduation ceremony chided as inappropriate, students question Vice-Chancellor what “solemnity” means when democratically elected legislators got disqualified)
Ming Pao, November 17, 2016

中大今舉行畢業禮 火車站外現反梁反人大橫額 (Anti-CY Leung and anti-NPC banners appear at train station on CUHK graduation ceremony day)
Ming Pao, November 17, 2016