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

Hong Kong (香港)

全球民主指數 港跌至71位 並列巴拉圭、納米比亞 (Economist Democracy Index 2017: Hong Kong slips to 71st place)
Mingpao, January 31, 2018

Democracy Index 2017
Economist Intelligence Unit, January 31, 2018

In Pictures: District councilors seeking answers over Agnes Chow election ban blocked from meeting
Hong Kong Free Press, January 31, 2018

Video: Agnes Chow was not banned from election because of her political affiliation, Carrie Lam says
Hong Kong Free Press, January 30, 2018

Theresa May pledges to raise Hong Kong and human rights with China
The Guardian, January 31, 2018

Theresa May – as you travel to China, let me tell you about my family's treatment under Xi Jinping
The Independent, January 30, 2018

香港团体中联办抗议中共打压维权律师 (Hong Kong groups protest in front of Liaison Office against CPC’s suppression of rights lawyers)
Radio Free Asia, January 30, 2018

76-year-old former track coach arrested in connection with sexual assault of Hong Kong hurdler Vera Lui
Hong Kong Free Press, January 30, 2018