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 21, 2010

October 21, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
U.S., China Disagree on Nobel But Look to Cooperate - Holder
Reuters, October 21, 2010

學生慶劉曉波獲獎 遭北大取消獎學金 (Peking U Student's Scholarship Cancelled after Celebrating Liu’s Prize)
Apple Daily, October 21, 2010

Rule-breakers Expected to Be Wary of Census
Agence France-Presse, October 21, 2010

Human Rights Defender
Exiled China Aids Activist Mourns Her Former Life
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 20, 2010

China Planning Better Mine Rescue Facilities
China Daily, October 21, 2010

More Strikes to Hit China
Radio Free Asia, October 20, 2010

Land Policy
Villagers Take A Stand On Wrecking Ball Beach
Caixin, October 20, 2010

新聞自由度 中國全球尾8 (2010 World Press Freedom Index: China Ranks from Bottom)
Ming Pao, October 21, 2010

Related information:
Press Freedom Index 2010
Reporters Without Borders, October 20, 2010,1034.html

中国网络公司设立并培训网络媒体自律专员 (Chinese Net Firms to Train Internal Censors)
Radio Free Asia, October 20, 2010

郑州城管殴打小贩 三辆执法车被民众掀翻 (Zhengzhou: Urban Management’s Beating of Venders Draws Ire of Crowds)
Dahe Daily, October 21, 2010

China Paper Blasts Western-style Democracy
Associated Press, October 20, 2010

Protests and Petitions
Police Detain Land Protesters
Radio Free Asia, October 20, 2010

Public Health
HIV Positive Teacher Sues County Government
China Daily, October 21, 2010

Tibetan Writers Face Trial
Radio Free Asia, October 20, 2010

Tibetan Students Protest Use of Chinese in Classes
Associated Press, October 20, 2010