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, September 23, 2009

September 23, 2009

Bilateral Ties
Obama, Hu Meet in New York
United Press International, September 22, 2009
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胡錦濤與奧巴馬就台灣問題等坦率對話 (Hu and Obama Hold Candid Dialogue on Taiwan and Other Issues)
China News Service, September 23, 2009
China Takes Tough Measures to Control International Image
Voice of America, September 22, 2009

China Promises 'Notable' Reduction in Growth of Greenhouse Gases
Telegraph, September 22, 2009
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China’s Carbon Emissions Pledge Lacks Specifics
Bloomberg, September 22, 2009

中外专家热议中国2020年显著降低碳强度 (Chinese and Foreign Experts Hold Heated Discussion on China's Plan to Decrease Carbon Emissions)
Eastday, September 23, 2009
Human Rights Defenders
重庆万州三峡库区维权移民代表被警拘留 (Rights Defender Representative for Three Gorges Relocatees Detained by Police)
Radio Free Asia, September 22, 2009

国务院法制办负责人就《放射性物品运输安全管理条例》有关问题答记者问 (Legislative Affairs Office Responds to Questions on the Regulations on the Administration of the Transportation of Radioactive Objects)
Xinhua News Agency, September 23, 2009

国庆前驻华外国记者收到病毒电子邮件 (Foreign Journalists Stationed in China Receiving Virus E-Mails before Anniversary)
Radio Free Asia, September 23, 2009

內蒙網絡誹謗案始末披露:發帖人承認捏造事實 (Story of Inner Mongolia Slander Case Unveiled: Poster Admits to Fabricating the Facts)
Legal Daily, September 23, 2009

中国异见媒体人士认为,中国政府面临空前信用危机 (Former "Freezing Point" Editor Li Datong: Chinese Government Facing Unprecendented Credibility Crisis)
Radio France Internationale, September 23, 2009

Protests and Petitions
山西两地数百退伍军人示威 抗议当兵白当甚至成“黑”人 (Hundreds of Veterans Protest in Shanxi)
Radio Free Asia, September 22, 2009

北京外地访民被赶尽 (Petitioners from Outside Beijing Being Chased Out of Capital)
Radio Free Asia, September 22, 2009

China Extends Olive Branch to Taiwan after Disputes
Agence France-Presse, September 22, 2009

Taiwan Seeks to Join UN Agencies: Foreign Ministry
Agence France-Presse, September 23, 2009

Taiwan under Pressure to Give Kadeer a Visa
South China Morning Post, September 23, 2009

要求王乐泉下台公开信递送胡锦涛 (Open Letter Demanding the Resignation of XUAR Party Chief Wang Lequan Sent to Hu Jintao)
Radio Free Asia, September 22, 2009