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 26, 2010

October 26, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
15 Nobel Laureates Ask G20 to Raise Liu Case
Reuters, October 25, 2010

中国官方媒体否认刘晓波“因言获罪” (Official Chinese Media Deny That Liu Was Convincted due to His Words)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 26, 2010

Bilateral Ties
美国驻华大使洪博培在北京谈参与式民主 (U.S. Ambassador Huntsman Discusses Democracy in Beijing)
Radio France Internationale, October 26, 2010中国/20101026-美国驻华大使洪博培在北京谈参与式民主

Civil Society
民间公益组织因为缺少支持陷入恶性循环 (NGOs Fall into Vicious Circle due to Lack of Support)
Legal Daily, October 26, 2010

Death Penalty
Inmate Seeks Death Sentence to Escape Torture
Shanghai Daily, October 25, 2010

Toxic Leaks Near Cities
Shanghai Daily, October 26, 2010

Chinese iPhone Workers Poisoned by Chemical: Report
Agence France-Presse, October 26, 2010

Land Policy
Housing a Basic Right, Says NPC
China Daily, October 26, 2010

Draft Law to Prevent Misuse of Social Security Funds
China Daily, October 25, 2010

China Campaigning against International Probe of Possible War Crimes in Burma
The Washington Post, October 25, 2010

Social Security
社会保险法草案四审稿取消一次性领取养老金 (Fourth Draft of Social Security Law Eliminates Lump Sum Pension Payments)
The Beijing Times, October 26, 2010

Uyghur Farmers Protest Land Fees
Radio Free Asia, October 24, 2010