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.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

December 30, 2009

Civil Society

民主運動起硝煙 官民對峙更激烈 (2009 Review of the Chinese Democratic and Civic Movement)
Ming Pao, December 30, 2009

Death Penalty
Chinese Execution Triggers British, EU Protests
Agence France-Presse, December 30, 2009

Food Security
索赔路随“三鹿”终结? (Will Claims for Damages from Poisoned Milk Powder End Along with Sanlu?)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 30, 2009

Human Rights Defender – Liu Xiaobo ()
海内外继续声援刘晓波 (Support for Liu Continues within China and Abroad)
Radio Free Asia, December 29, 2009

Land Policy
China Speeds Up Resettlement in Water Mega-scheme
Reuters, December 29, 2009

China Starts to Lift Region’s Web Blackout
New York Times, December 30, 2009

中国网民正在形成有现实影响力的“压力集团” (China Netizens Become Influential "Pressure Group")
China Youth Daily, December 30, 2009
Related information:
2009年中国互联网舆情分析 (Analysis on Internet Public Opinion in China 2009)
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Protests and Petitions
中国各地血友病患者北京维权遭打压 (Hemophilia Patients Oppressed whilst Defending Their Rights in Beijing)
Radio Free Asia, December 29, 2009

The Two Frenemies: China and Taiwan
The Globe and Mail, December 29, 2009

甘孜活佛被囚八年余 当局禁维权律师出庭 (Tulku Phurbu Tsering Sentenced to 8 Years in Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan)
Radio Free Asia, December 29, 2009

Uyghurs Decry 'Reconstruction Project' Set to Change the Face of Old Town in Kashgar
South China Morning Post, December 30, 2009