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, November 05, 2010

November 05, 2010

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

Australia's Rudd Calls for Nobel Winner's Release
Agence France-Presse, November 04, 2010

China against Nobel Ceremony for Liu
Associated Press, November 05, 2010

Legal Appeal Sent to UN for Jailed Nobel Winner
Agence France-Presse, November 05, 2010
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'Not Available for Interview'
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 03, 2010

Civil Society

安徽民间公益组织“常坤的家”受到当局骚扰 (Anhui: “Chang Kun’s House” NGO Harassed by Authorities)
Radio Free Asia, November 04, 2010

Food Security
记者暗访黑窝点:低价买死猪批发上市一头仅几元钱 (Journalist Reveals Pork from Non-slaughtered Carrion Entering Market at Low Price)
The Beijing Times, November 04, 2010

Human Rights Defender – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)
艺术家艾未未遭到北京警方软禁 (Artist-Activist Ai Weiwei under House Arrest following Studio Closing)
Deutsche Welle, November 05, 2010,,6194062,00.html

Human Rights Defenders
北京警方疲于打压陈天石将被遣返回乡 (Activist Chen Tianshi to Be Sent Home)
Radio Free Asia, November 04, 2010

中国总工会:富士康管理存在严重问题 (ACFTU: Serious Issues in Foxconn’s Management)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 04, 2010

Land Policy
Row over Land Sale Sparks Riot
South China Morning Post, November 05, 2010

网络时代官民关系盘点:征地拆迁成社会滴血伤口 (Review of Civilian-Official Interaction in the Online Era: Land Expropriations and Evictions Become Major Emotional Wounds for Society)
China Youth Daily, November 05, 2010

Protests and Petitions
江西万载县委书记称赴京非正常上访3次者将劳教 (Jiangxi County Secretary: “Abnormal” Petitioners Who Petition Beijing Thrice to Be Put under Reeducation-Through-Labor)
Yang Cheng Wan Bao, November 05, 2010