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, October 20, 2010

October 20, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
Wife of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize Winner Still under House Arrest, Brother Denied Prison Visit
The Canadian Press, October 19, 2010

盜用學生名字強加觀點 斥諾獎「政治道具」 官報偽造訪問貶劉曉波獲獎 (Students: China Youth Daily Misappropriated Our Names to Attack Liu's Nobel Prize)
Apple Daily, October 20, 2010
Related news:
诺贝尔和平奖究竟唱的是哪出戏 (Just What Sort of Show Is the Nobel Prize Putting On?)
China Youth Daily, October 18, 2010

中国青年报批诺贝尔和平奖文章被指造假 (China Youth Daily Article Criticizing Liu's Nobel Prize Accused of Fabricating Quotes)
Radio France Internationale, October 20, 2010中国/20101020-中国青年报批诺贝尔和平奖文章被指造假

国际记者联合会看中国严控敏感新闻 (International Federation of Journalists Looks into Control of Sensitive Information in China)
Voice of America, October 19, 2010
Related report:
In China, a Debate on Press Rights
Committee to Protect Journalists, October 19, 2010
Rights Expert: We Need Rule of Law
China Daily, October 20, 2010

山西临汾:一篇网帖将六名版主卷入一起刑事案件 (One Forum Post Nets Six Board Admins in Criminal Case)
China Youth Daily, October 19, 2010

Hopes of Political Reform Hit Brick Wall
South China Morning Post, October 20, 2010

Protests and Petitions
Guangzhou Uses PR to Nip Protests in the Bud
South China Morning Post, October 20, 2010

信访办公室内一村民病亡 (Villager Dies in Petition Bureau)
The Beijing News, October 20, 2010

Students Protest Language Change
Radio Free Asia, October 19, 2010

新疆借人口普查追查流亡者和访民行踪 (Xinjiang Uses Census to Keep Track of Petitioners and People in Exile)
Radio Free Asia, October 19, 2010