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, September 14, 2017

Hong Kong (香港)

Nothing wrong with Hong Kong independence posters as long as no advocacy: university head
South China Morning Post, September 13, 2017

理大拆校內港獨標語:保護學生免犯法 質疑學生組織「理事亭」代表性 (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University removes Hong Kong independence banner from campus, citing protecting students from violating the law as the reason)
Mingpao, September 14, 2017

梁振英涉利益冲突悄悄出任一带一路大湾区公司董事 (CY Leung surfaces on the board of company that promotes “One Belt, One Road” and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Big Bay Area)
Radio France Internationale, September 12, 2017中国/20170912-梁振英涉利益冲突悄悄出任一带一路大湾区公司董事

港人移民加拿大创回归新高大陆人亦趋之若鹜 (Record number of Hongkongers migrate to Canada in 2016 since handover, mainlanders are also joining the race)
Radio France Internationale, September 12, 2017中国/20170912-港人移民加拿大创回归新高大陆人亦趋之若鹜

京港10所中学结成姊妹校 增强香港青年国家认同感 (Ten middle schools from Hong Kong and Beijing become sister schools to enhance national identity among HK youth)
Xinhua News Agency, September 12, 2017

Justice Sec. Rimsky Yuen’s approval rating plunges following jailing of democracy activists—HKU poll
Hong Kong Free Press, September 13, 2017