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, May 30, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

In a first, Hong Kong refused U.S. extradition bid following Beijing request, State Department report says
South China Morning Post, May 30, 2018

美报告:港首次应北京要求拒引渡逃犯 (U.S. report: For 1st time, Hong Kong refuses Beijing extradition request)
Deutsche Welle, May 30, 2018

華春瑩指不了解美國報告 有關特首拒絕引渡逃犯案詳情 (Chinese spokesperson Hua Chunying: Unaware of U.S. report regarding details of Hong Kong Chief Executive’s refusal to extradite)
Radio Television Hong Kong, May 30, 2018

Beijing’s liaison office free to do its own thing, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says after ownership of leading publisher revealed
South China Morning Post, May 29, 2018

占香港出版业八成市场的联合集团承认听命中联办 (Hong Kong’s largest publishing conglomerate that accounts for 80% of industry acknowledges it accepted orders from Beijing Liaison Office)
Radio France Internationale, May 30, 2018中国/20180530-占香港出版业八成市场的联合集团承认听命中联办

Domestic worker groups march to New People’s Party HQ demanding apology over lawmaker’s “offensive” remarks
Hong Kong Free Press, May 28, 2018

Domestic worker groups demand apology from lawmaker Eunice Yung over “hygiene” comments
Hong Kong Free Press, May 26, 2018

Demanding end to one party rule is our “freedom, right and belief” says Tiananmen massacre rally organiser
Hong Kong Free Press, May 28, 2018

港支联会纪念”六四“游行 呼吁“结束一党专政”(Hong Kong Alliance marches to commemorate June 4th, calls for "end to one-party dictatorship")
Radio France Internationale, May 27, 2018港澳台/20180527-港支联会纪念六四游行-呼吁结束一党专政

喊“结束一党专政”是否违法中联办护法支吾以对称是“老问题” (Head of Beijing Liaison Office legal department equivocal regarding legality of calls to “end one-party dictatorship”)
Radio France International, May 28, 2018中国/20180528-喊结束一党专政是否违法中联办护法支吾以对称是老问题

Possible loyalty test worries HK academics
Voice of America, May 30, 2018