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, January 31, 2018

Commentary (评论)

China rewrites the rules on how to rise in influence in the Middle East
South China Morning Post, January 31, 2018

Agnes Chow’s by-election disqualification robs us all of a debate on Hong Kong’s future
South China Morning Post, January 31, 2018

世道人生:退無可退 (No running away from autocracy)
Apple Daily, January 30, 2018

廖天琪:桂民海的遭遇绝非孤立事件 (Liao Tianqi, head of Chinese PEN, claims Gui Minhai’s ordeal is not an isolated incident)
Radio France Internationale, January 30, 2018

Beijing attacks Hong Kong’s rule of law
The Wall Street Journal, January 29, 2018