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.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong foreign press club’s lease was authorized by former chief executive CY Leung in 2015
Hong Kong Free Press, September 13, 2018

A political party in Hong Kong may soon make history by being banned
The Economist, September 13, 2018

【取締民族黨】期限今屆滿 陳浩天:暫未提交申述 (Hong Kong National Party has yet to make submission, deadline is today)
The Stand News, September 14, 2018取締民族黨-期限今屆滿-陳浩天-暫未提交申述/

申請法援被拒 陳浩天放棄選舉呈請上訴 (Application for legal aid refused, HKNP Chan Ho Tin foregoes appeal on election petition)
The Stand News, September 13, 2018申請法援被拒-陳浩天放棄選舉呈請上訴/

China’s top official on Hong Kong says his office must act as “guardian” of “one country, two systems” policy
Hong Kong Free Press, September 14, 2018

【朱經緯上訴失敗】高院法官:朱無真誠悔意 立下非常壞例子 (Police officer who assaulted civilians in Umbrella Movement loses appeal and returns to prison, judge criticizes him as “extremely bad example”)
The Stand News, September 14, 2018朱經緯上訴失敗-高院法官-朱無真誠悔意-立下非常壞例子