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.

Friday, December 29, 2017

Hong Kong (香港)

Statement of the Hong Kong Bar Association on the decision of the NPCSC of 27 December 2017 on the co-operation agreement between the mainland and the HKSAR on the establishment of the port at the West Kowloon station of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong express rail link for implementing co-location arrangement
Hong Kong Bar Association, December 28, 2017

梁愛詩:不能直接用普通法原則詮釋《基本法》 大律師公會不明白中國憲法 (Elsie Leung says can’t directly use Common law principles to interpret the Basic Law and claims HK Bar Association doesn’t understand Constitution of PRC)
Stand News, December 29, 2017

Protesters slam “fake” opening of Hong Kong’s long-shuttered Civic Square
公民廣場重開 民主派不滿限日限時示威
Radio Free Asia, December 28, 2017