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.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Hong Kong (香港)

張曉明:23條未立法加劇「港獨」 建維護國安制度成緊迫任務 (Head of Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office says absence of Art.23 legislation aggravated pro-independence trends, national security an urgent mission)
Ming Pao, December 11, 2019

逾900名反修例示威被捕人士未成年 涉暴動毁壞等 (Security Bureau reveals over 900 arrested protesters are underage, charges include rioting, illegal assembly, and assaulting police officers)
Radio Television Hong Kong, December 12, 2019

Foreign experts quit Hong Kong police brutality inquiry over lack of powers
The Guardian, December 10, 2019

Foreign Panel Steps Down From Probe of Hong Kong Police
The Wall Street Journal, December 10, 2019

監警會副主席謝偉銓 否認國際專家組「辭職」 稱是「現階段工作吿一段落」 (IPCC Vice Chair claims expert panel did not quit, only “finished current stage of work”)
Stand News, December 10, 2019

Hong Kong Education Bureau ‘considering penalties’ for around 30 teachers over protest-related conduct complaints
Hong Kong Free Press, December 11, 2019

All eyes on President Xi Jinping as Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam heads to Beijing to collect her report card
South China Morning Post, December 11, 2019

Court of Appeal rules Hong Kong mask ban to remain unconstitutional, with full appeal hearing due next month
Hong Kong Free Press, December 10, 2019

國際人權日集會 悼爭取人權犧牲者 聲援香港抗爭者 (Rally on International Human Rights Day mourns lives lost in fight for human rights and voices support for Hong Kong protesters)
Stand News, December 10, 2019

【工運要人.1】前言:當街頭抗爭到瓶頸 工運是否一條新戰線? (As street protests reach bottleneck, is labour movement a new frontier?)
Stand News, December 10, 2019