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.

Friday, August 02, 2019

Hong Kong (香港)

「畫家」潘浩超涉向警總外牆及7警員掟雞蛋 遭加控至9項罪名 (Detained protester, “painter” Pun Ho-chiu, receives additional charges for throwing eggs at police during protest outside headquarters in June), August 2, 2019

Hong Kong riot charges pushed ahead in unprecedented hardline move as justice chief forgoes usual written advice
South China Morning Post, August 1, 2019

How Hongkongers end up in the dock: everything you need to know about how the justice department decides who gets charged
South China Morning Post, August 2, 2019

Hong Kong protests: Heavy jail sentences for rioting will not solve city’s political crisis, former Civil Human Rights Front convenor says
South China Morning Post, August 1, 2019

遭何君堯抹黑毀墳 朱凱廸接黑幫暗殺恐嚇 (Lawmaker Eddie Chu received death threats from triads after Junius Ho accused him of vandalizing parents’ graves)
Radio Television Hong Kong, August 1, 2019

Hong Kong police restrict protest for third time as Mong Kok march banned
Hong Kong Free Press, August 1, 2019

The Hong Kong protesters have turned militant and more strategic, and this unnerves Beijing
The Conversation, August 1, 2019

Next to protest against Hong Kong’s government: its employees
The New York Times, August 1, 2019

【逃犯條例】政府:絕不接受衝擊公務員政治中立行為 公務員:基本法賦予公民權 (Civil servants stress fundamental rights protected under Basic Law, government criticizes rally as challenging neutrality)
Ming Pao, August 2, 2019