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, December 01, 2009

December 1, 2009

Bilateral Ties

EU-China Talks Yield Little
Wall Street Journal, December 1, 2009

Harper to Talk Human Rights in China – ‘Respectfully.’
Camwest News Service, November 30, 2009

三鹿破产程序终结 不再赔偿患儿 (Sanlu Bankruptcy Procedure Complete, No Further Compensation for Babies Poisoned by Tainted Milk Powder)
Radio Free Asia, November 30, 2009

珠海"渔女"海域忽现2公里褐带 证实为棕囊藻 (2km Brown Belt of Algae in Zhuhai's Xianglu Bay)
Southern Metropolis Daily, November 30, 2009

New Mother Sues Three Departments for Bias
South China Morning Post, November 30, 2009

Hong Kong
数千名香港居民大游行抗议建高铁 (Several Thousand Hong Kongers Demonstrate against High-speed Rail to Guangdong)
Radio Free Asia, November 30, 2009

地產商強行拆樓 貴陽爆民眾衝突 (Guiyang Residents Clash with Real Estate Company after Forced Evictions and Demolitions)
Apple Daily, December 1, 2009

Related news:
贵阳野蛮暴力拆迁引堵路事件24人被刑拘 (24 Criminally Detained after Guiyang Clash)
Radio Free Asia, November 30, 2009
全國逾2萬文物消失 當局徹查 (Over 20K Registered Cultural Sites "Missing")
Ming Pao, December 1, 2009

徵地糾紛 安徽千人上街砸警車 (1000 Anhuinese Take to Street and Smash Police Cars during Land Requisition Dispute)
Ming Pao, December 1, 2009

China Exposes 10 Internet Service Providers over "Vulgar" Contents
Xinhua News Agency, November 30, 2009

Protests and Petitions
广东环保厅:番禺垃圾焚烧项目将举行听证 (Hearing to Be Held on Guangzhou Waste Incinerator That Led to Mass Protest)
Guangzhou Daily, December 1, 2009

Public Health
HIV Spreads among Elderly as Lonely Head to Prostitutes
South China Morning Post, December 1, 2009

Related news:
HIV-infected Chinese Children Struggle with Stigma
Reuters, December 1, 2009
Falun Gong Wages War of Words with China
Voice of America, November 30, 2009