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, March 30, 2017

Hong Kong (香港)

佔中三子等9人被控妨擾罪今提堂 籲港人勿放棄崇高理想 (Public nuisance cases of nine “Occupy Central” leaders open today, all urges Hong Kong people not to give up democratic aspiration)
InmediaHK, March 30, 2017

美国会批北京干预特首选举 扬言可能重新评估香港待遇 (CECC in U.S. criticizes Beijing for interfering Hong Kong CE Election, threatens to reassess Hong Kong status under U.S. law)
Radio France Internationale, March 29, 2017中国/20170329-美国会批北京干预特首选举-扬言可能重新评估香港待遇

Beijing’s “clear interference” in Hong Kong leadership race harms its autonomy, U.S. congressmen warn
Hong Kong Free Press, March 28, 2017

Statement on Hong Kong's Chief Executive Election
Congressional-Executive Commission to China, March 27, 2017

Occupy leaders make first Hong Kong court appearance flanked by 100 supporters with yellow umbrellas
South China Morning Post, March 30, 2017

“I was incited by police”: Hongkongers take to social media to support Occupy leaders facing trial
Hong Kong Free Press, March 29, 2017