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.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

We followed law on Mallett, says Lam
The Standard, October 22, 2018

Hong Kong’s leader: I’ve been a victim of cyberbullying over Lantau reclamation scheme, and so has Andy Lau
South China Morning Post, October 20, 2018

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam bulldozes ahead with Lantau Island reclamation idea...but at what cost?
South China Morning Post, October 21, 2018

Social activist kicked out of Hong Kong finally returns to city after 46 years, and says “need to speak truth to power” is as great as ever
South China Morning Post, October 21, 2018

Is Beijing tightening its control over Hong Kong? State Council office’s evolving role tells a lot
South China Morning Post, October 21, 2018

【民族黨禁運作】稱老師可平衡分析「港獨」好處壞處 楊潤雄:但一定要帶出「港獨」不可行信息 (Education Bureau Chief: Teachers may give balanced assessment if students ask about independence, but must conclude independence is legally and historically impossible)
Ming Pao, October 21, 2018

I didn’t get a day off from prison kitchen for 5 months, says former Hong Kong inmate who claims human rights were breached
South China Morning Post, October 20, 2018

Media chief to sue Hong Kong newspaper Apple Daily over altered quote of Beijing official
South China Morning Post, October 19, 2018

姚松炎DQ案獲豁免訟費 政府上訴 (DOJ appeals against court decision that ousted lawmaker Edward Yiu does not need to pay costs of disqualification case)
The Stand News, October 19, 2018