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, October 23, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

涉搶女 EO 電話案 許智峯提堂否認襲擊等三控罪 (Legislator Ted Hui appears in court for “phone-snatching” case, denies all 3 charges)
The Stand News, October 23, 2018

习近平南下出席港珠澳大桥开通仪式:大湾区发展下香港面对的危与机 (Xi Jinping attends Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge opening ceremony: The dangers and opportunities Hong Kong faces in Greater Bay Area development)
BBC News, October 23, 2018

Hong Kong playwright Yan Pat-to denied entry to Macau on grounds of jeopardizing public security
South China Morning Post, October 23, 2018

In Pictures: Mui Wo residents take to the beach in protest of Lantau reclamation plan
Hong Kong Free Press, October 22, 2018

Stop Lantau reclamation, say dolphin activists, after mega-bridge marine park deemed “useless”
Hong Kong Free Press, October 23, 2018

Calls to “end one-party rule” could lead to future election bans, says pro-Beijing politician Rita Fan
Hong Kong Free Press, October 23, 2018

Hong Kong-based international firms hit back at Law Society’s plans to close loophole allowing foreign lawyers to practise
South China Morning Post, October 23, 2018

港智能身份证恐沦为监控工具 (New HKID card might become tool for surveillance)
Radio Free Asia, October 22, 2018

【九西補選】李卓人、劉小麗到簡介會質問選舉主任 遭保安暴力抬走 (Lee Cheuk-yan and ousted legislator Lau Siu-lai removed from candidates’ briefing session for challenging disqualification), October 22, 2018

Hong Kong Legco by-election candidate Lee Cheuk-yan ejected from poll briefing over anti-disqualification protest
South China Morning Post, October 22, 2018