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.

Monday, January 06, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

China Replaces Its Top Representative in Hong Kong With an Enforcer
The New York Times, January 4, 2020

New chief of China's HK liaison office hopes city returns to 'right path'
Channel NewsAsia, January 6, 2020

US photography professor who covered ongoing protests barred from Hong Kong
Hong Kong Free Press, January 6, 2020

Taiwan election is make or break for fleeing Hong Kong protesters
Reuters, January 5, 2020

Dozens held in Hong Kong after violence at parallel trading march
The Guardian, January 5, 2020

【上水和你行】民主黨譴責警方擅自宣布遊行結束 毫無警告下圍捕市民 (Democratic Party condemns police for termination of peaceful march just 20 minutes in, arbitrary arrests made without warning)
Ming Pao, January 5, 2020

警上水「和你行」突襲圍捕拘42人 稱:上咗年紀嘅,唔好搞 (Police arrest 42 in "sudden attack" on peaceful march in Sheung Shui), January 5, 2020

Britain proposed to boost Hong Kong’s autonomy after return to Chinese rule in 1997 through de facto constitutional court, files show
South China Morning Post, January 6, 2020

Hong Kong teacher suspended for classroom tirade against ‘cockroach’ protesters
South China Morning Post, January 4, 2020

Senior part-time Hong Kong police officer suspended over suspected leaking of protest operational plans on New Year’s Eve
South China Morning Post, January 3, 2020

Hong Kong police identify officer linked to shooting that left foreign journalist blind in one eye, but refuse to release name
South China Morning Post, January 3, 2020

辯方6度去信索文件不果 官命令案件主管站立 斥:警方永遠拖到最後 (Magistrate slams prosecution for gross delay after police refuse to provide necessary documents after six requests), January 3, 2020

Hong Kong Considers the Future: ‘If You Can Afford It, Leave’
The New York Times, January 3, 2020