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, November 23, 2017

Hong Kong (香港)

民主派拉布阻修改議事規則 立法會流會 (Pro-democracy camp filibusters to stop changing of LegCo rules)
Inmediahk, November 23, 2017

“Month-long war”: Legislative meeting halted as pro-democracy camp fight to resist rule changes and “evil laws”
Hong Kong Free Press, November 23, 2017

「七警案」首被告提上訴 律師指呈堂片段真確性可爭辯 (First defendant of “Seven Police Case” appeals sentencing, as defense lawyer questions authenticity of video evidence of officers beating Occupy activist KEN Tsang)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 23, 2017

港政党中联办抗议江天勇「被认罪」 (Political parties protest in front of Liaison Office against “forced confession” of rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong)
Radio Free Asia, November 22, 2017

Former Hong Kong leader asks city to look at bigger picture for China’s development
South China Morning Post, November 22, 2017