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, January 12, 2010

January 12, 2010


Bilateral Ties
Clinton, Starting Trip, Acknowledges Possible Tensions with China
New York Times, January 11, 2010

China's Soft Power Hardens in Cambodia
Asia Times Online, January 12, 2010

Death Penalty
甘锦华再判死刑 紧急公开信呼吁慎重 (Supreme People's Court Urged to Reconsider Death Penalty Case)
Radio Free Asia, January 11, 2010

66 Filipinos Face Death in China on Drug Charges: Manila
Agence France-Presse, January 10, 2010

China Faces Growing Gender Imbalance
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 11, 2010

艾晓明和郭建梅获法国西蒙娜波伏娃女权奖 (Two Chinese Women's Rights Activists Awarded Simone de Beauvoir Prize)
Radio France Internationale, January 11, 2010

Hong Kong
Hong Kong Democrats to Resign, Forcing "Referendum"
Reuters, January 11, 2010

Human Rights
China in a Mood to Punish Britain
The Guardian, January 11, 2010

Human Rights Defender - Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
香港立法会将提出释放刘晓波动议 (Hong Kong Legislative Council to Debate Releasing Liu Xiaobo)
Radio France Internationale, January 12, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
赵达功被深圳警方带走 (Charter 08 Signer Zhao Dagong Taken Away by Police)
Radio Free Asia, January 11, 2010

Internet Censorship

Microblogging Spreads in China, Even without Twitter
USA Today, January 12, 2010

June Fourth

天安门母亲新春聚会 学者吁当局正视历史 (Tiananmen Mothers Gather for Spring Luncheon)
Radio Free Asia, January 11, 2010

Subway Newspaper Ban Smacks of Profitable Market Monopoly
China Daily, January 12, 2010

China's 'Black Jails' Shove Complaints into the Dark
The Los Angeles Times, January 11, 2010,0,4248273.story

Tibet Governor Tenders Resignation at Policy Meeting
Reuters, January 12, 2010