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.

Monday, January 08, 2018

Commentary (评论)

Too busy to be kind? We Hongkongers have no excuse
South China Morning Post, January 8, 2018

Carrie Lam’s pathetic response to co-location fears: ignore the criticism, attack the critics
Hong Kong Free Press, January 7, 2018

Months after being barred from Hong Kong, Immigration refuses to provide me with answers
Hong Kong Free Press, January 7, 2018

人大常委會一言九鼎,鄭若驊應該被DQ! (According to NPC’s paramount interpretation of the Basic Law, Teresa Cheng should be disqualified!)
Inmediahk, January 7, 2018

錢鋼專文:2017語象報告─「習語」體系確立 (Qian Gang’s 2017 word usage report: Establishment of “Xi Narrative” system)
The Storm Media, January 6, 2018

A Chinese empire reborn
The New York Times, January 5, 2018