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, February 03, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

香港醫護罷工首日:早上約千人參與,工會要求林鄭月娥公開談判 (Thousands of hospital staff join five-days strike, union demands border closure and public negotiation)
The Initium, February 3, 2020

武汉肺炎:香港医护人员罢工 要求“封关”防止疫情扩散 (Hong Kong's doctors and nurses go on strike, demand border closure to prevent further spread of coronavirus)
BBC, February 2, 2020

Coronavirus: Hong Kong public hospitals brace for workers’ strike
South China Morning Post, February 2, 2020

政府:懇請罷工醫護重新考慮 (Hong Kong government asks medical workers planning to join strike to "reconsider"), February 2, 2020

‘We have no choice’: Hong Kong medical workers agree strike over mainland border closures
Agence France-Presse, February 2, 2020

All Hongkongers returning from mainland China should be quarantined, city’s largest pro-Beijing party says as pressure piles on government to step up coronavirus fight
South China Morning Post, February 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says total border shutdown with mainland China discriminatory, but will ramp up quarantine measures
South China Morning Post, January 31, 2020

Fearing virus, Hong Kong residents stock up on food, essentials
Reuters, February 2, 2020

Calls for street cleaners to get better protective gear, as rest of Hong Kong hunkers down for coronavirus storm
South China Morning Post, February 2, 2020

29歲港人石賈墨德國會發言投訴警暴 辭工程師正職開拓歐洲抗爭戰線 (Hong Kong engineer quits job to support lobbying work for protests, gives testimony in German parliament over police violence)
Citizen News, February 2, 2020