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, November 15, 2019

Hong Kong (香港)

上水昨晚有刀手斬人 警拒拘捕:係咪故意斬人我哋有保留 (Last night in Sheung Shui, police refuse to arrest attackers), November 15, 2019

Hong Kong protests: man beaten by baton-wielding gang in Sheung Shui
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2019

70-year-old dies after being hit on head with brick during Hong Kong protest clash
Hong Kong Free Press, November 15, 2019

就上水清潔工在衝突中死亡聲明 (Hong Kong Women Workers Association, Cleaners' Workers' Union issue joint statement on the death of worker in Sheung Shui), November 15, 2019

Hong Kong protests: partial reopening of Tolo Highway comes with conditions as activists issue election ultimatum
South China Morning Post, November 15, 2019

警方被指故意封吐露港公路至中午 謝振中:玩嘢並唔係警察,而係暴徒 (Demonstrators clear Tolo Highway at 6:00 a.m., police block it again by noon; in afternoon police press conference, police deny blocking the highway)
Stand News, November 15, 2019

千人迫爆愛丁堡為消防救護打氣 盼企硬勿向警跪低 (Thousands turn out in Edinburgh Place to support firefighters, paramedics), November 14, 2019

Police ban takes the parade out of Hong Kong’s pride celebrations, amid violent protests in the city
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2019

Suspend Hong Kong status in event of China crackdown: U.S. commission
Reuters, November 14, 2019

Xi says HK's most pressing task is to end violence, chaos and restore order
Xinhua, November 14, 2019

习近平:止暴制乱 恢复秩序是香港当前最紧迫的任务 (Xi Jinping: Ending violence, restoring order is Hong Kong's most urgent task at present)
Legal Daily, November 14, 2019

China Is Running Out of Options In Hong Kong
Vice, November 14, 2019

“Tear gas on one street and civilians walking on another.” In Hong Kong, the protests have exposed bitter divisions, even among friends and families
The California Sunday Magazine, November 14, 2019