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.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

傳真社:WeChat、淘寶支付程式記錄手機敏感資料 可傳到內地伺服器 (FactWire: Mainland China developed payment applications such as WeChat and Taobao can record sensitive information from phones and can transmit to mainland servers)
Ming Pao, December 10, 2016

First int’l human rights film festival run by mainland NGO launches in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Free Press, December 10, 2016

Is this proof Hong Kong’s “Umbrella Protests” failed?
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 11, 2016

“One country, two systems” and a vicious circle in Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, December 10, 2016

Hong Kong’s fears for its freedoms can inspire an arts and culture boom
South China Morning Post, December 9, 2016

In Pictures: Around 1000 protest crackdown on pro-democracy lawmakers as election race hots up
Hong Kong Free Press, December 10, 2016