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 29, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong gov’t allows pro-democracy candidate Edward Yiu after rumors of ban
Hong Kong Free Press, January 29, 2018

港府與中國鐵路簽署備忘錄 特首:為高鐵開通奠定基礎 (SAR government inks memo with China Railway as leader Carrie Lam calls it laying the foundation for high speed rail)
Radio Television Hong Kong, January 29, 2018

张晓明:港青应关心祖国 对国家有情感才能做大事 (Zhang Xiaoming, head of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, urges Hong Kong youngsters to care about motherland, claiming they can only “achieve something great” if they have feelings for the country)
People’s Daily, January 29, 2018

Hong Kong bars democracy advocate from running for legislature
The New York Times, January 27, 2018

In Pictures: 2,000 Hongkongers protest ban on pro-democracy election hopeful Agnes Chow
Hong Kong Free Press, January 28, 2018