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.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

December 10, 2009

Bilateral Ties
Chinese President to Visit Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan
Xinhua News Agency, December 09, 2009

Action against Child Kidnaps 'Inadequate'
South China Morning Post, December 10, 2009

深圳破获三起学生绑架案件 信息公开制度再受质疑 (Open Government Information System Being Challenged in Shenzhen's Kidnapping Case)
Guangming Daily (via Xinhua News Agency), December 10, 2009

Human Rights
Nation's Human Rights Standing Getting Worse
Agence France-Presse (via Yahoo! News), December 10, 2009

Human Rights Defender - Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
Leading Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo Faces Subversion Case
Angola Press Agency, December 10, 2009,27243eff-f997-49a7-88a3-a0b8e908dab1.html

Internet Censorship
互联网举报中心曝光10家传播低俗内容的网站名单 (China Internet Illegal Information Reporting Centre (CIIRC) Discloses 10 "Vulgar" Websites)
Xinhua News Agency, December 10, 2009

Land Policy
China to Resettle at Least 440,000 for Water Project
Agence France-Presse (via Yahoo! News), December 09, 2009

中国再次成为拘押记者最多国家(图) (China Continues to Be World's Worst Jailer of Journalists: CPJ)
Radio Free Asia, December 09, 2009

China to Raise Earnings of Middle-and-Low Income Groups: Official
Xinhua News Agency, December 09, 2009

Wu Apologizes for Calling the Independence Supporters 'Idiots'
China Post, December 10, 2009