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, November 03, 2010

November 03, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)

广州“刘晓波”案拘留抄家 全国警察联动压民间声音 (Guangzhou Man Detained and Home Searched after Disseminating Information on Liu)
Radio Free Asia, November 02, 2010

China's Dissident Dilemma
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 02, 2010

Lawyer Pressured to Drop Hit-and-Run Case
South China Morning Post, November 03, 2010

A Year Later, Villagers Say MSG Plant Still Poses Environmental Danger
Global Times, November 03, 2010

县委书记放言强拆养活知识分子 (Jiangxi County Secretary: Demolitions Breed Intellectuals)
Southern Metropolis Daily, November 03, 2010

Human Rights Defender -- Ai Weiwei, 艾未未
艾未未将推出“河蟹盛宴” “庆贺”工作室即将被强拆 (Ai Weiwei to Hold “River Crab” Banquet in “Celebration” of His Studio's Demolition)
Radio Free Asia, November 02, 2010
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河南前三季度平均不到3天因瓦斯事故死亡1人 (Henan: 1 Gas Related Death Every 3 Days)
Henan Business Daily, November 03, 2010

Land Policy
河北石家庄一座村庄所有建筑面临被拆命运 (Village in Hebei Faces Complete Demolition)
People's Daily, November 03, 2010

The March of the Netizens
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 02, 2010

Latest Batch of Rogue Netizens Exposed
China Daily, November 03, 2010

Controversial Magazine in Spotlight Again as Distributor Denies Ban Order
Global Times, November 02, 2010

UN Chief Raises Human Rights in China Speech
Agence France-Presse, November 03, 2010

Released Tibetan ‘in Poor Health’
Radio Free Asia, October 29, 2010

Fate of Uyghur Journalist 'Unknown'
Radio Free Asia, November 01, 2010