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.

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

"Rule without law”: Hong Kong lawyers hit back as leader Carrie Lam attacks “elitist mentality”
Hong Kong Free Press, January 2, 2018

Pro-Beijing veteran Maria Tam backtracks on claim that checkpoint decision has legal binding power for Hong Kong courts
South China Morning Post, January 1, 2018

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over recent “interference” from Beijing
Radio Free Asia, January 1, 2018

Showdown as police surround Hong Kong protesters at “Civic Square” after New Year’s Day march
South China Morning Post, January 1, 2018

Chinese University leader vows to “lead by example” and respect others’ views as he takes charge of tense campus
South China Morning Post, January 1, 2018