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, October 07, 2010

October 07, 2010

Bilateral Ties
EU, China admit to issues, differences in ties
Agence France-Presse, October 06, 2010

US Lawmakers Press Obama on Chinese Dissidents
Agence France-Presse, October 07, 2010

Civil Society
天津气候保护会议:中国NGO尝试新角色 (Chinese NGOs Try Out New Roles in U.N. Climate Talks in Tianjin)
Deutsche Welle, October 06, 2010,,6084767,00.html

Why It Pays Some to Stay in the Grey Economy
South China Morning Post, October 07, 2010

China Says Unreasonable to Set CO2 Peak Yet
Reuters, October 06, 2010

Food Security
北京7種茶葉含農藥停售 (Beijing: 7 Kinds of Tea Leaves Contaminated with Pesticides Removed from Shelves)
Central News Agency, October 07, 2010

Human Rights Defender -- Liu Xiaobo, 刘晓波
法国报纸摘要: 中国的哈维尔——刘晓波 (French Newspaper Summary: China's Havel- Liu Xiaobo )
Radio France Internationale, October 07, 2010中国/20101006-中国的哈维尔——刘晓波
Related information:
Václav Havel, in HRIC Interview, Sends Message of Solidarity to Liu Xiaobo and Family
Human Rights in China, January 27, 2010
Human Rights Defender -- Zhu Yufu, 朱虞夫
异议者茶聚被堵遭软禁 郑创添离穗仍受监控 (Dissident Put under House Arrest, Prevented from Having Tea with Friends)
Radio Free Asia, October 06, 2010

Land Policy
山东滕州一家农资超市被强拆 (Farm Supply Store Forcefully Demolished in Shandong Tengzhou)
Radio Free Asia, October 06, 2010

China Cracks Down on African Immigrants and Traders
The Guardian, October 06, 2010

Protests and Petitions
山东汉举报村官违法入狱 江苏建行职员揭贪被判 (Shandong: Villager Detained for Petitioning against Local Cadres)
Radio Free Asia, October 06, 2010

Public Health
High Amounts of Heavy Metals Found in China Tobacco
Reuters, October 07, 2010

广东东莞新增15例基孔肯雅热确诊病例 (15 Newly Confirmed Cases of Chikungunya Fever in Dongguan, Guangdong)
Guangzhou Daily, October 07, 2010

新疆2020年将全面普及双语教育 (Xinjiang to Implement Bilingual Education in Whole Region by 2010)
Xinhua News Agency, October 07, 2010