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.

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

Public broadcaster RTHK bans staff from airing pro-independence activist’s press club speech
Hong Kong Free Press, August 9, 2018

Chan says he won't shut up after party ban
The Standard, August 9, 2018

【一地兩檢】申請司法覆核不獲批法援 梁頌恆擬上訴 (Disqualified legislator Baggio Leung considers appeal of denial of legal aid for judicial review against co-location agreement)
Ming Pao, August 8, 2018

香港团体谴责当局打压外国记者会 (Civil organizations condemn authorities for crackdown on Foreign Correspondents' Club)
Radio Free Asia, August 8, 2018

美学者孔诰烽指民族党事件证明港府已在行使大陆反颠覆法 (American scholar warns successful ban on Hong Kong National Party is de facto implementation of article 23)
Radio France Internationale, August 8, 2018中国/20180808-美学者孔诰烽指民族党事件证明港府已在行使大陆反颠覆法

梁振英撰文指《基本法》不容分裂國家或顛覆中央政府 (Former chief executive C.Y. Leung cites article 23 on scheduled talk by HKNP Andy Chan at Foreign Correspondents' Club, supports restriction of freedom despite lack of domestic legislation)
Radio Television Hong Kong, August 9, 2018

何君堯要求立即檢控戴耀廷 「第一要革走佢,第二要起訴佢」 (Legislator Junius Ho presses for dismissal, prosecution of Benny Tai after legal advice), August 7, 2018