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, March 06, 2017

Hong Kong (香港)

總理報告首提 「港獨沒出路」 確保一國兩制實踐不動搖 ("There is no way out for Hong Kong independence", Premier's annual work report first mentions the subject, says that state is determined to implement "One Country, Two Systems")
Mingpao, March 6, 2017

曾俊華:港獨「偽命題」 林鄭:港獨無空間 (John Tsang says Hong Kong independence is not a legitimate topic to discuss, Carrie Lam says there is no room for it)
Mingpao, March 6, 2017

特首人选:泛民选委单看民意 北京提四标准称拥实质任命 (CE candidate: Pan Democratic committee members only look at popular opinion of general public, Beijing mentions 4 criteria and confirms that they have actual power of appointment)
Radio France Internationale, March 5, 2017

美批华:不必要地释法损港自治 中国人权受压依然严重 (U.S. criticizes China for damaging autonomy of Hong Kong with unnecessary legal interpretation, states that human rights in China are still severely suppressed)
Radio France Internationale, March 4, 2017

Four Hong Kong lawmakers in oath row urge court to reject bid to unseat them, claiming they have been unfairly targeted
South China Morning Post, March 3, 2017