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, November 04, 2010

November 04, 2010

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

China Accuses Peace Prize Supporter of Subversion
Associated Press, November 03, 2010

Liu Freedom Vote Fails as Officials Stay Away
The Standard, November 04, 2010

北京警察阻止学者议政 忌讳“政改”与“刘晓波” (Beijing Police Stop Academic Protest: "Government Reform" and "Liu Xiaobo" are Taboo)
Radio Free Asia, November 03, 2010

“天安门母亲”张先玲因探望刘霞被拘 (Zhang Xianling of the Tiananmen Mothers Detained for Visting Liu Xia)
Radio Free Asia, November 03, 2010

Bilateral Ties
法总统无意与胡锦涛谈中国人权受到谴责 (French President Accused of Being Unwilling to Discuss Human Rights in China with Hu Jintao)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 03, 2010
Related information:
State Visit of Hu Jintao in France: Human Rights Concerns Should Finally Be Addressed!
HRIC, FIDH, ICT, LDH, November 03, 2010
Civil Society
Beijing Looks at Laws on Philanthropy
China Daily, November 03, 2010

Food Security
我国多种农副产品涨价引发资产价格泡沫忧虑 (Agriculture By-products Price Hike Sparks Worries of Asset Prices)
China Newsweek, November 04, 2010

Experts: Hukou System is Unfair to Farmers
China Daily, November 04, 2010

Human Rights Defender – Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)
US Concerned about Blind Chinese Activist
Agence France-Presse, November 03, 2010
Related information:
Extreme Measures Used to Control Blind Rights Defender Chen Guangcheng
Human Rights in China, November 02, 2010
Party Slams Press Freedom
Radio Free Asia, November 03, 2010

Blogging, Bribery and a Security Bureau Drama
Caixin, November 03, 2010

Holiday Resort is a Hidden Prison
Shanghai Daily, November 04, 2010

Legal Moves Cast Doubt on Political Reform Plan
South China Morning Post, November 04, 2010

Officials Cheat to Get Second Child
Shanghai Daily, November 04, 2010