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, March 19, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong’s proposed national anthem law deviates from common law norms, says legal scholar
Hong Kong Free Press, March 19, 2018

No need for formal consultation over law against national anthem abuse, says Hong Kong leader
South China Morning Post, March 17, 2018

專訪余英時 拒絕變順民 寄語港人:不要放棄 (Renowned Sinologist Yu Ying-shin encourages HongKongers to never give up and become docile people)
Apple Daily, March 18, 2018

最年長被告 周樹榮:公民抗命就係無畏無懼 (Oldest defender in anti-NPC interpretation protest says civil disobedience means being fearless)
Inmediahk, March 18, 2018

Hongkongers who lobby for end to “one-party dictatorship” run risk of election disqualification, top Beijing delegate warns
South China Morning Post, March 17, 2018