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.

Monday, December 07, 2009

December 07, 2009

Today News of the Day
Freedom of Speech
中国人权纽约书展:100本被中共禁止书籍 (HRIC's Book Fair in New York Shows 100 Books Banned by Chinese Gov't)
Radio Free Asia, December 04, 2009

Co-sponsored by Human Rights in China and the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School on December 03, 2009, the Human Rights Book Fair exhibited 100 books that have been banned in China. The event’s program features readings, film screenings, multi-media presentations, and a panel discussion.

Bilateral Ties

Harper Clashes with China on Human Rights
Financial Times, December 04, 2009

上海虹口区发生大规模居民瓦斯中毒事件 (Broken Gas Pipe in Shanghai Kills 2, Poisons 23)
Radio France Internationale, December 05, 2009

"Green Bank" Helps China Reduce Carbon Emission
Xinhua News Agency, December 06, 2009

Human Rights Defender - Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
China Dissident Set to Mark One Year in Legal Limbo
Agence France-Presse (via Yahoo! News), December 04, 2009

Human Rights Defender - Zheng Dajing (郑大靖)
湖北访民郑大靖被关押于十堰驻京办的“黑监狱” (Hubei Petitioner "Black Jailed" at Shiyan City Government's Beijing Liaison Office)
Radio Free Asia, December 06, 2009

Human Rights Defenders
上海作家小乔抗议中共剥夺回国权利 (Chinese Writer Protests in Sweden against China's Denial of Her Right to Return Home)
Radio Free Asia, December 04, 2009

魏京生基金会将"中国民主斗士奖"颁给狱中的黄琦和杨天水 (Wei Jingsheng Foundation Awards "Chinese Democracy Champion Prize" to Huang Qi, Yang Tianshui)
Radio France Internationale, December 06, 2009

Internet Censorship
China Pays Web Surfers to Find Porn: Report
Agence France-Presse (via Yahoo! News), December 06, 2009

China Activist Speaks Out from inside 'Black Jail'
Associated Press (via Yahoo! News), December 05, 2009

China Sentences 3 More to Death Over Xinjiang Riots: Xinhua
Agence France-Presse (via Yahoo! News), December 04, 2009

Related News:
新疆两天8人被判死刑 中国投50亿搞双语教育 (China Sentences 8 to Death so far;
Invests 5 bln RMB for Bilingual Education in Xinjiang)
Radio France Internationale, December 07, 2009