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 16, 2009

October 16, 2009

Bilateral Ties

Chinese President Meets Pakistani PM on Advancing Bilateral Links
Xinhua News Agency, October 13, 2009

Official in NE China Gets Life Sentence for Corruption
Xinhua News Agency, October 15, 2009

Human Rights
维权风起云涌 网站公布详尽报告 (Oversea Website Publishes Report on Popular Support for the Rights Defense Movement)
Radio Free Asia, October 15, 2009

Human Rights Defender – Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)
陈光诚妻子致信世界盲人联盟求助 (Wife of Chen Guangcheng Writes to World Blind Union for Help)
Radio Free Asia, October 15, 2009
Related news:
Fears for Health of Jailed Activist
South China Morning Post, October 16, 2009
Human Rights Defenders
流亡女作家經港回國受阻 (Exiled Writer Xiao Qiao (Li Jianhong) Denied Entry to Mainland)
Ming Pao, October 16, 2009

寧夏煤礦爆炸11死3失蹤 (Ningxia Mine Explodes; 11 Die, 3 Missing)
Ming Pao, October 16, 2009

13个刑法罪名司法解释全文及相关解读 (Analysis and Judicial Interpretation of the Names of 13 Crimes)
Eastday, October 16, 2009

公安部:县级公安可强制检测吸毒人员 (Ministry of Public Security: County-level Public Security Can Compel Suspected Drug Users to Take Exam)
The Beijing News, October 16, 2009

China Seeks to Enhance Broadcast Coordination with Developing Countries
Xinhua News Agency, October 16, 2009

Chinese Top Commander to Visit US
China Daily, October 15, 2009

中澳軍方高層會談達成協議 (High-level Sino-Australian Military Talks Reach Agreement)
Ming Pao, October 16, 2009

中国需要「第二次改革开放」 (China Needs a "Second Phase of Reform and Opening Up")
Radio France Internationale, October 15, 2009

消除饥饿”报告称赞巴西中国 (ActionAid Report Praises Brazil and China for Hunger Deduction)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 16, 2009

Protests and Petitions
湖南凤凰县逾千教师罢课 抗议工资大缩水 (1000+ Teachers Strike in Hunan, Protesting Reduced Salary)
Radio Free Asia, October 15, 2009

Cross-strait Summit Scheduled for December
Agence France-Presse, October 14, 2009

Viewed from Afar
South China Morning Post, October 15, 2009