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.

Monday, October 25, 2010

October 25, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
劉霞邀異見者代往挪威領獎 (Liu Xia Asks Dissidents to Accept Nobel Prize in Norway on Liu's Behalf)
Ming Pao, October 25, 2010

Why We Gave Liu Xiaobo a Nobel
New York Times, October 22, 2010

北京打工子弟校被曝补课收费 (Arbitrary Fees at School for Children of Migrant Workers in Beijing Exposed)
The Beijing Times, October 25, 2010

Rural Tradition Hampers Women
Radio Free Asia, October 22, 2010

Human Rights Defender
维权人士朱菊如被警方逮捕 (Rights Activist Zhu Juru Arrested)
Radio Free Asia, October 23, 2010

Land Policy
'Bloody Map' Marks Illegal Land Seizures
South China Morning Post, October 23, 2010

陕西乾县5名城管当街打伤三轮摩托司机 (Shaanxi: Urban Management Officers Beat Motorcycle Driver)
China Review News, October 24, 2010

Protests and Petitions
Shandong Police Prevented from Petitioning
Caixin, October 22, 2010

Police Snatch Two Runners from Beijing Marathon
Global Times, October 25, 2010

Anti-Japan Demonstrations Reported in Several Chinese Cities as Protest Movement Spreads
The Canadian Press, October 25, 2010

Public Health
Patient Rights Plea from A Man Labeled Crazy
Caixin, October 21, 2010

Social Security
China in Need of Nursing Homes
China Daily, October 25, 2010

State Security
副厅长夫妇“遭报复” 湖南公安厅反驳 (Hunan Public Security Department Rejects Accusations of Retaliation against Its Vice Head)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 24, 2010
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公安厅副厅长的“牢狱”之灾 (Misfortune of Public Security Department Vice Head's "Jailing")
Southern Metropolis Weekly, October 22, 2010
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「挺藏語」千名師生上街示威 (Qinghai: 1000 Teachers and Students March in Support of Tibetan Language)
Apple Daily, October 25, 2010