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.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

China draws a new red line around Hong Kong
Bloomberg, October 10, 2018

Financial Times to appeal journalist’s visa denial as democrats pressure Chief Exec. Carrie Lam for answers
Hong Kong Free Press, October 9, 2018

反對傳召林鄭到立會解釋馬凱事件 李慧琼:請停止向政府施壓 (Pro-government lawmaker opposes LegCo summoning Chief Executive to explain visal denial), October 9, 2018

Denial of Financial Times journalist’s visa was “politically motivated,” British foreign secretary says, calling on Hong Kong government to reconsider
South China Morning Post, October 10, 2018

Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s policy address 2018: Hong Kong leader lays out plans for housing, health care and more
South China Morning Post, October 10, 2018

林鄭:建議延長法定產假至 14 週 政府補貼僱主 公務員即時生效 (New policy address proposes 14-weeks maternaty leave on government subsidy, with immediate effect on civil servants)
The Stand News, October 10, 2018

反東北案葉寶琳黃根源上訴遭駁回 即時服刑 (New Territories East development protestors’ appeal on sentencing rejected, prison sentence resumed), October 10, 2018