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.

Friday, October 22, 2010

October 22, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
Police Temporarily Arrest Professor for Pro-Liu Xiaobo Plot
Mainichi Daily News, October 22, 2010

刘晓波文集明年将在多个国家出版 (Works of Liu Xiaobo to Be Published in Several Countries Next Year)
Radio France Internationale, October 21, 2010中国/20101021-刘晓波文集明年将在多个国家出版

香港民间团体接力声援刘晓波 “我为晓波”网站在中国遭封杀 (Hong Kong Liu Xiaobo Website Blocked in China)
Radio Free Asia, October 21, 2010

Bilateral Ties
China Hits Out at US Commission's Report on Human Rights
Agence France-Presse, October 22, 2010
Related information:
2010 Annual Report on Human Rights and the Rule of Law in China
Congressional-Executive Commission on China, October 10, 2010
廣西小學欄杆坍塌27童傷 (Guangxi: 27 Elementary School Children Injured in Banister Collapse)
Xinhua News Agency, October 22, 2010

Economic Development
国家统计局:我国民众生活富裕程度下降 (National Statistics Bureau: Decline in Wealth of the People)
Guangzhou Daily, October 22, 2010

黑龙江发预警:或一氧化碳中毒 (Heilongjiang Issues Warning on Possibility of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning)
Southern Metropolis Daily, October 22, 2010

Human Rights Defender -- Gao Zhisheng , 高智晟
Chinese Police Refuse to Register Human Rights Lawyer as Missing
The Guardian, October 21, 2010

Human Rights Defender
Chinese Activist Sentenced to 3 Years for Organizing Workers' Rights Group
Associated Press, October 22, 2010

China Mines to Beef Up Safety after Chile Rescue
Agence France-Presse, October 21, 2010

Rule Calls for Compensation Money to Be Set Aside
South China Morning Post, October 22, 2010

Chinese Dissidents Plan Their Own WikiLeaks
South China Morning Post, October 22, 2010

China Tries to Block Darfur Weapons Report
The Guardian, October 21, 2010

Chinese Woman Forced to Have Abortion at Eight Months, Claims Husband
The Guardian, October 21, 2010

U.N. Envoy Defends Falun Gong, "Evil Cult" for China
Reuters, October 21, 2010

Security Tight in Tibetan Towns
Radio Free Asia, October 21, 2010