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.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Hong Kong (香港)

香港“失踪”书商林荣基:恐惧让我强大 (Hong Kong “disappeared” bookseller Lam Wing-kee: Fear makes me stronger)
Radio France Internationale, February 15, 2017中国/ 20170214-香港“失踪”书商林荣基:恐惧让我强大

恐惧成病:艺人怕与遭中国封杀的黄耀明出现同一画像令海报下架 (Poster taken down as celebrity worried that appearing in the same poster as Anthony Wong would lead to banning by China)
Radio France Interntionale, February 14, 2017中国/20170214-恐惧成病:艺人怕与遭中国封杀的黄耀明出现同一画像令海报下架

Employees of missing Hong Kong billionaire are barred from leaving China
The New York Times, February 13, 2017

Police to procure longer-range rubber bullets in time for 20th anniversary of handover—reports
Hong Kong Free Press, February 14, 2017

Citizen nomination platform suspended following concerns over security of personal data
Hong Kong Free Press, February 14, 2017