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, June 25, 2019

Hong Kong (香港)

2019 Hong Kong protests against extradition bill: A brief timeline
Human Rights in China, June 21, 2019

G20前民間多個抗議行動 (Multiple anti-extradition protests before G20 summit, calling for international attention on Hong Kong)
Citizen News, June 25, 2019

民權觀察收35宗警察濫權個案 受害人警棍、盾牌傷痕清晰可見 (Civil Rights Observer online platform receives 35 reports of police brutality; urges independent inquiry and criminal liability), June 24, 2019

法政匯思:獨立調查委員會查6.12事件非針對警隊 (Independent investigation of June 12 clashes is not a police witch hunt, says Progressive Lawyers Group)
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 24, 2019

“Lying has become a norm”: Hong Kong police falsely accused protesters of blocking ambulances, democrats say
Hong Kong Free Press, June 24, 2019

鄭若驊:無論任何人有否定性為暴動 不影響律政司檢控 (Prosecutorial decisions will not be affected by “riot” label, says Secretary of Justice)
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 24, 2019

Hong Kong should consult widely on extradition bill: U.N. rights boss
Reuters, June 24, 2019

Dialogue with Hong Kong government over extradition bill “not realistic,” Joshua Wong and fellow student leader say
South China Morning Post, June 24, 2019

Five Hong Kong anti-extradition bill protesters were arrested at public hospitals while seeking treatment
Hong Kong Free Press, June 24, 2019

How Hong Kong’s leaderless protests are organized
Inkstone, June 24, 2019