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, October 04, 2010

October 04, 2010

Death Penalty

Chongqing Execution Raises Political Spectre
South China Morning Post, October 04, 2010

Forecasts for China's Rising Carbon Emissions
Reuters, September 30, 2010

湘江下游接连发生大规模死鱼事件 原因待查 (Investigation Coming into Massive Number of Dead Fish of Xiang River)
Xinhua News Agency, October 03, 2010

Human Rights Defender -- Gao Zhisheng , 高智晟
高智晟―有勇气的中国律师 (Gao Zhisheng the Brave Chinese Lawyer)
Radio France Internationale, October 03, 2010中国/20101003-高智晟―有勇气的中国律师

Human Rights Defender -- Liu Xiaobo, 刘晓波
Contender for Nobel Prize Is in Chinese Prison
Associated Press, October 02, 2010

Virus Bars Chinese from Jobs
Radio Free Asia, September 30, 2010

Building, Factory Wall in China Topple, Killing 14
Associated Press, October 03, 2010

China's Revised State-Secrets Law Comes into Effect Today, Xinhua Reports
Bloomberg, October 01, 2010
Related information:
Nationwide State Secrets Education Campaign Launched as New Law Goes into Effect
Human Rights in China, October 1, 2010
Official Urges Rule of Law in Decision Making
Xinhua News Agency, October 03, 2010

村民不满补偿阻拆迁被拘 告县政府胜诉 (Evicted Villager Wins State Compensation Lawsuit)
Hubei Daily, October 04, 2010

Migrant Workers
Migrant ‘Villages’ within a City Ignite Debate
New York Times, October 03, 2010

EU-Asian Summit to Focus on Climate Change, Global Financial Crisis
Agence France-Presse, October 04, 2010,,6071608,00.html

Wen Jiabao Promises Political Reform For China
The Daily Telegraph, October 04, 2010
Full video of the CNN interview:
Fareed Zakaria GPS Podcast 10/03/2010: Wen Jiabao
Cable News Network, October 03, 2010
Protests and Petitions
Protest Amid Rocket Fanfare
Radio Free Asia, October 01, 2010

Public Health
东莞发现10例基孔肯雅热病例 被认定聚集性疫情 (Guangdong: 10 Chikungunya Fever Cases Found; Community Clustered Outbreak Confirmed)
Guangzhou Daily, October 04, 2010

Social Security
“十二五”期末我国8亿人将实现社会保障一卡通 (800 Million Will Receive Social Security Card by 2015)
Global Times, October 04, 2010