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, April 19, 2017

Hong Kong (香港)

年宵攤檔被指或涉港獨貨品遭收回 青政成員入稟促裁食環署違法 (Youngsipration applies for judicial review against Food and Environmental Hygiene Department’s earlier Lunar New Year market ban)
Mingpao, April 18, 2017

Former aides to Youngspiration leader take gov’t to court over Lunar New Year fair merchandise ban
Hong Kong Free Press, April 19, 2017

“One country, one system?” Chinese artist Ai Weiwei takes to social media after HSBC rejects application
South China Morning Post, April 19, 2017

“Like begging for mercy”: Lawmaker Nathan Law slams suggested Occupy pardons
Hong Kong Free Press, April 19, 2017