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, January 12, 2017

Hong Kong (香港)

Report: Hong Kong human rights situation worst since 1997
The Diplomat, January 11, 2017

China a month late in submitting Hong Kong human rights update to UN—report
Hong Kong Free Press, January 11, 2017

中国仍未向联合国提交香港人权报告 (China has yet to submit to the U.N. a progress report on implementation of Convention Against Torture in Hong Kong)
Radio Free Asia, January 11, 2017

Protesters rally at police HQ, urge investigation of airport assault on lawmaker Nathan Law
Hong Kong Free Press, January 12, 2017

Hong Kong no. 2 official resigns with eye on becoming next city leader: media
Reuters, January 12, 2017