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, July 23, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong National Party leader Andy Chan says judicial review of attempt to ban it is possible
South China Morning Post, July 22, 2018

In pictures: Hongkongers rally for free speech amid gov’t plan to ban political party
Hong Kong Free Press, July 22, 2018

We wouldn’t watch any group if it wasn’t breaking the law, says police chief after ban threat against pro-independence Hong Kong National Party
South China Morning Post, July 23, 2018

【真 ‧ 社团? 】廿名神秘大汉全程「观察」民阵游行 特别关注独派组织 (Suspicious gang in black monitors civil organizations’ demonstration against ban on Hong Kong National Party)
The Stand News, July 21, 2018反對取締民族黨遊行-廿名神秘大漢全程-觀察-特別關注獨派組織

Hong Kong Journalists Association expresses concern over the use of media reports by the Security Bureau as evidence in banning Hong Kong Nationalist Party
Hong Kong Journalists Association, July 21, 2018

Is Hong Kong racist? Prejudice against ethnic minorities, especially Africans, undermines city’s claim to be truly international
South China Morning Post, July 21, 2018

向李慧玲發律師信 梁振英指刑事誹謗:官員有依法保護聲譽權利 (Former Chief Executive CY Leung sues media host for defamation)
Ming Pao, July 23, 2018