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, October 19, 2010

October 19, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
Chinese Media Seeks Apology over Nobel Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo
Agence France-Presse, October 18, 2010

Tiananmen Activists Condemn Crackdown on Liu Supporters
Agence France-Presse, October 18, 2010

Tight Controls Hamper Appeal
Radio Free Asia, October 18, 2010

Bilateral Ties
Japanese Prime Minister Demands China Stop Violent Protests
The Daily Telegraph, October 18, 2010

Economic Development
Five-year Plan to Attack Rich-poor Divide
South China Morning Post, October 19, 2010

Food Security
Shrinking Arable Land Threatens Grain Security
Xinhua News Agency, October 18, 2010

Death Toll Rises to 31 in China Coal Mine Gas Leak
China Daily, October 18, 2010

我国首例艾滋感染者歧视案原告担心隐私泄露 (Privacy Concerns in China's First HIV/AIDS Discrimination Case)
Shandong Business Daily, October 18, 2010

江苏盐城城管副局长被指执法时殴打拍照女孩 (Deputy Head of Urban Management in Yancheng, Jiangsu Accused of Hitting Girl whilst on Duty)
Yang Cheng Wan Bao, October 19, 2010

Public Health
昆明库存血量少迫使手术多被推迟 (Kunming: Blood Shortage Leads to Surgeries Being Put on Hold)
Shandong Business Daily, October 19, 2010

State Security
亚运期间拆迁空置房禁住人 (Guangzhou Plans Special Security Arrangements for Asiad)
Southern Metropolis Daily, October 19, 2010

阿嘉活佛:95年选择班禅转世灵童有作弊 (Arjia Rinpoche: Fraud in the 1995 Panchen Lama Selection)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 19, 2010