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.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Hong Kong (香港)

From iron lady to lame duck: Departure of Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam seen as merematter of time
Reuters, July 11, 2019

鍾庭耀主理民間組織就警權及政府信任等將進行民意調查 (Civil society organization crowdfunds project to gauge public sentiment on extradition bill, HK$300,000 raised in one day)
Radio Television Hong Kong, July 10, 2019

【逃犯條例】張超雄加入馬拉松絕食 召集人憂首批絕食者捱不住 (Lawmaker Fernando Cheung joins marathon hunger strike; 170 hours into fasting, first group of strikers likely to face health problems)
Ming Pao, July 10, 2019

Hong Kong hunger strikers vow to keep going until extradition law withdrawn
Radio Free Asia, July 10, 2019

At least three arrested as clashes break out over extradition bill at “Lennon Wall” near Hong Kong MTR station between protesters and supporters of Carrie Lam
South China Morning Post, July 11, 2019

Dozens of police in riot gear remove flyers with officers’ personal info from Tai Po “Lennon Wall” message board
Hong Kong Free Press, July 10, 2019

Pocari Sweat among big brand advertisers ditching Hong Kong broadcaster TVB over claims its extradition bill protest coverage was biased
South China Morning Post, July 10, 2019

Drop outdated rioting charges and call independent inquiry: new report
Hong Kong Watch, July 10, 2019

Outdated and Draconian: Hong Kong’s Public Order Ordinance
Hong Kong Watch, July 10, 2019