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, August 14, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

黄之锋等3名学运领袖上诉得直 终审法院裁定港府须付诉讼费 (Court of Final Appeal rules in favor of Joshua Wong, other student leaders; government must pay legal fees)
Radio France Internationale, August 14, 2018港澳台/20180814-黄之锋等3名学运领袖上诉得直终审法院裁定港府须付诉

Hong Kong separatist party leader Andy Chan Ho-tin calls China “a threat to all free peoples in the world” in fiery Foreign Correspondents’ Club speech
South China Morning Post, August 14, 2018

In Pictures: Hong Kong is “being annexed and destroyed by China,” says independence activist Andy Chan
Hong Kong Free Press, August 14, 2018

【陳浩天演講】政府聲明:外國記者會提供平台予「港獨」深表遺憾 (HKSAR Government statement after Andy Chan’s talk: “deep regrets” on FCC providing platform for advocating Hong Kong independence) , August 14, 2018

【陳浩天演講】工聯會促終止香港外國記者會租約 (Political party calls for government to terminate FCC’s property lease in protest against Andy Chan’s talk), August 14, 2018

Hong Kong activist decries “colonial invasion” in defiant speech
Associated Press, August 14, 2018

“Very substantial” financial loss: Hong Kong court rejects application to halt controversial joint checkpoint plan
Hong Kong Free Press, August 14, 2018