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, September 27, 2019

Hong Kong (香港)

社福界由築一公里人鏈 傳「良心」到警總 促警正視尊重社工人道工作 (Social welfare workers form human chain to police headquarters urging respect for humanitarian work)
Stand News, September 27, 2019

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab calls on China to live up to Hong Kong obligations, but stops short of granting right of abode to BN(O) passport holders
South China Morning Post, September 27, 2019

林鄭首次落區 市民伊館「贈慶」促回應五大訴求 (“Five demands, not one less”: Protests last until midnight outside community dialogue venue),br>, September 26, 2019

Hong Kong leader’s ‘listening mode’ isn’t enough: Carrie Lam’s community dialogue session no substitute for accountability, change
Human Rights Watch, September 26, 2019

Carrie Lam comes face to face with angry Hong Kong residents at town hall
The New York Times, September 26, 2019

Hong Kong police give go-ahead for rally marking fifth anniversary of start of Occupy movement
South China Morning Post, September 26, 2019

US bill to punish Hong Kong officials strengthened as it passes in congressional committees, says student lobbying leader
Hong Kong Free Press, September 26, 2019

Beijing vows to retaliate after US’ Hong Kong human rights bill is approved by congressional committees
South China Morning Post, September 26, 2019

Hong Kong police make arrests at Sha Tin MTR station after brief skirmish
Hong Kong Free Press, September 26, 2019

Video shows Hong Kong democrat Roy Kwong being repeatedly punched and kicked by assailants in Tin Shui Wai
Hong Kong Free Press, September 26, 2019

BNP Paribas lawyer leaves bank after supporting HK protests; Jason Ng’s comments on social media provoked furious response from China
Financial Times, September 26, 2019

How Hong Kong protesters are defending their use of Nazi imagery
Quartz, September 26, 2019