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.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Hong Kong (香港)

林鄭月娥:封關「已經無乜意思」 跨境人流已降至最低 (Carrie Lam says border closure is "no longer meaningful" as cross-border traffic is "reduced to minimum"), February 11, 2020

Hong Kong woman in breach of coronavirus quarantine order by visiting Kowloon Bay office and attending Sha Tin business meeting says system is ‘waste of time’
South China Morning Post, February 11, 2020

Hong Kong gov’t says no plans to enact laws to control supply and prices of surgical masks
Hong Kong Free Press, February 11, 2020

【刻意隱瞞?】醫護停罷工翌日 醫管局改口防護裝備存量「劇跌」 外科口罩存量不足1個月 眾新聞三問醫管局拒答各項目存量 (Day after medical strike ends, Hospital Authority reveals stock of surgical masks for public hospitals will last less than a month)
Citizen News, February 11, 2020

Hong Kong’s public investigating authorities under pressure to probe unauthorised use of masks meant for civil servants
South China Morning Post, February 11, 2020

‘Hotbeds of disease’: call for government aid for Hongkongers in subdivided flats, as fears over coronavirus in sewage systems mount
South China Morning Post, February 11, 2020

滯留武漢港人:最後半粒藥今早服完 冀政府接港人回家 (Hong Kong residents stranded in Wuhan hope government will make arrangements to take them home as meds for long term illnesses run out)
Radio Television Hong Kong, February 10, 2020