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, August 15, 2019

Hong Kong (香港)

日本向香港發出旅遊警示 香港回歸以來首次 (Japan issues travel warning for Hong Kong for first time since handover)
Radio Television Hong Kong, August 15, 2019

“Risks still too big” for China to send in troops to quell Hong Kong unrest
South China Morning Post, August 15, 2019

“Frightened, angry and exhausted”: Hong Kong protesters apologise for airport violence
The Guardian, August 14, 2019

香港机场示威者就冲突事件致歉 (Hong Kong airport demonstrators apologize for conflict)
Voice of America, August 15, 2019

Extradition bill crisis: How the Hong Kong government had the “perfect” listening mechanisms, but turned a deaf ear to public sentiment
South China Morning Post, August 14, 2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as anti-government protesters gather outside Sham Shui Po station, pointing laser beams and chanting “black cops” and “return the eye”
South China Morning Post, August 14, 2019

Hong Kong pair go to High Court to challenge need for anti-government protesters to ask police permission before demonstrating
South China Morning Post, August 14, 2019

Hong Kong watchdog urges mainland Chinese reporters to show credentials clearly, after journalist accosted
Hong Kong Free Press, August 14, 2019

300多屯院醫護實名聯署 譴責警方鬧市開槍草菅人命 (Over 300 medical professionals sign open letter condemning police use of weapons in populated areas)
Radio Television Hong Kong, August 14, 2019

Young, educated and furious: A survey of Hong Kong’s protesters
Agence France-Presse, August 14, 2019

“Retake Hong Kong”: A movement, a slogan and an identity crisis
The New York Times, August 14, 2019