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.

Friday, October 02, 2009

October 2, 2009

Top News of the Day
The Darker Side of the Chinese 'Miracle'

Chinese Translation:
中文翻譯: 孔傑榮專欄-「中國人民從此站起來了!」
China Times, October 1, 2009,4521,110514+112009100100421,00.html

Related Information:
Spectacle of Power Cannot Conceal Deep Insecurity
Human Rights in China, September 30, 2009

State Security
Lockdown in The Capital ahead of Military Parade
South China Morning Post, October 01, 2009

Protests and Petitions
上海访民周四试图前往天安门告状被截 (Authorities Intercept Shanghai Petitioners Who Intend to Go to Beijing)
Radio Free Asia, October 01, 2009

Internet Censorship
Bluetooth Breaches Firewall
Radio Free Asia, October 01, 2009

Chinese Vice President to Visit 5 European Countries
Xinhua (via China Daily), October 01, 2009

六十名藏人在印度和尼泊尔示威时被捕 (60 Tibetan Arrests in India and Nepal after Protesting against China's Crackdown in Tibet)
Radio Free Asia, October 01, 2009

Bilateral Ties
US Congratulates China But Critics abound
Agence France Presse, October 02, 2009

Empire State Building Lit for China, Drawing Criticism
Associated Press (available at South China Morning Post), October 01, 2009

Related Information:
Bright Lights that Mask the Darkness
New York Times, October 02, 2009

消息稱習近平考慮訪問南韓 (Chinese Vice President Considers Official Visit to S. Korea: Yonhap News Report)
Singtao Daily, October 02, 2009

世維會:維族生存受威脅 (Cultural Survival of Uyghur Minorities in China Jeopardized: World Uyghur Congress)
Ming Pao, October 01, 2009

Hong Kong
Hong Kong Activists Urge Human Rights on National Day
Agence France-Presse, October 01, 2009

Human Rights Defender - Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
US Congress Demands China Free Dissident Liu
Agence France-Presse, October 01, 2009