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.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

Proposal for suspension and fines targets Hong Kong lawmakers who continue to misbehave
South China Morning Post, June 25, 2018

Legislator punishment ideas wanted
The Standard, June 26, 2018

Pro-democracy organizers defy Hong Kong officials over July 1 rally and tell supporters to join march along the route
South China Morning Post, June 25, 2018

Appeal board upholds police decision over starting point for annual Hong Kong democracy march
Hong Kong Free Press, June 25, 2018

同志童書被閉架 團體斥違法違憲申覆核 答辯方:保護道德觀念 (Student LGBTQ advocacy group applies for judicial review of removal of LGBTQ children’s books from open stacks)
Ming Pao, June 26, 2018

Libraries’ decision to hide children’s books with LGBT content challenged in Hong Kong court
South China Morning Post, June 26, 2018