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, March 03, 2021

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong protests: 16-year-old first to receive detention sentence after pleading guilty to rioting during 2019 unrest
South China Morning Post, March 3, 2021

Hong Kong court hears Occupy co-founders engaged in ‘conspiracy to inspire’, but not a criminal offence
South China Morning Post, March 3, 2021

National security law: defence lawyers for 47 opposition politicians, activists push for lifting of restrictions on media reporting
South China Morning Post, March 3, 2021

Lawyer joins action after row with cops over papers
The Standard, March 3, 2021

Hong Kong national security police arrest former Next Digital exec. director over alleged fraud
Hong Kong Free Press, March 3, 2021

China's electoral reform 'earthquake' set to upend Hong Kong politics
Reuters, March 2, 2021

‘Two sessions’: China expected to unveil new controls on Hong Kong
The Guardian, March 3, 2021

The ‘China Model’ Is Expanding in Hong Kong
The Diplomat, March 2, 2021

Hong Kong is not independent like Singapore and those who challenge Beijing’s authority are separatists, says CY Leung
South China Morning Post, March 3, 2021

Former Hong Kong chief does not rule out return to post
Channel News Asia, March 3, 2021

Hong Kong teachers divided over controversial changes to liberal studies as school heads call for delay to revamp
South China Morning Post, March 2, 2021

自由之家:香港自由度跌至 52 分 低過科索沃、布基納法索 中國 9 分 台灣 94 分(Freedom House: Hong Kong's new freedom score drops to 52, lower than Kosovo and Burkina Faso)
Stand News, March 3, 2021

Freedom in the World 2021 Report on Hong Kong
Freedom House, March 3, 2021

「12港人」案廖子文被加控無按法庭指定歸押罪(Hong Kong 12 case: Liu Tsz-man faces new charge over failing to surrender to custody as required)
Radio Television Hong Kong, March 2, 2021