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, January 25, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

Video: UK committed to China relationship, but not at expense of Hong Kong’s Handover agreement, minister says
Hong Kong Free Press, January 25, 2018

Not for Hong Kong justice chief to decide if ousted lawmakers can run in by-elections, pan-dems say
South China Morning Post, January 25, 2018

Video: Hong Kong pro-democracy party by-election ad features “battered and bruised” ex-lawmakers
Hong Kong Free Press, January 25, 2018

Baptist University temporarily suspends two students following standoff over Mandarin test
Hong Kong Free Press, January 24, 2018

學聯等聯署 對浸大嚴正抗議和極度遺憾 (Students unions launch signature campaigns in protest against Baptist University’s decision of suspending students)
Radio Television Hong Kong, January 24, 2018

No timetable for reforms on prosecuting power, Hong Kong justice chief says
South China Morning Post, January 24, 2018