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, November 08, 2010

November 08, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
Chinese Activist to Attend Nobel Award for Jailed Dissident
Irish Times, November 08, 2010

Dalai Lama in Japan, Backs Chinese Dissident Liu
Reuters, November 06, 2010

Peace Prize Pressure Fails to Work
South China Morning Post, November 07, 2010

中国阻止在刘晓波诺贝尔和平奖颁奖典礼邀请名单中的教授出境 (Professor on Nobel Invite List Barred from Leaving Beijing)
Radio Free Asia, November 07, 2010

Bilateral Ties
Press Beijing on Human Rights, Top Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei TellsPM
The Guardian, November 07, 2010

Civil Society
PLA to Join Oxfam Race Despite Beijing Attack on Charity
South China Morning Post, November 07, 2010

China May Further Tighten Environmental Standards for Rare Earth Production
Xinhua News Agency, November 07, 2010

Human Rights Defender – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)
China Releases Dissident Artist Ai
Voice of America, November 07, 2010

Food Security
质检局要求生产婴幼儿奶粉乳企重新申请许可证 (National Quality Bureau Demands that Infant Formula Enterprises Reapply for Production Permit)
The Beijing News, November 07, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
毒奶粉事件家長代表還押一年周三再審 (Trial of Tainted Milk Victims' Advocate Zhao Lianhai to Reconvene Wednesday following Six-month Break)
aTV News, November 07, 2010
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Detained Man Pleads for Verdict
Global Times, November 05, 2010
刑事二审程序改革已到关键阶段 (Reform of Criminal Case Appeals Reaches Crucial Stage)
Southern Metropolis Daily, November 07, 2010

京城密語﹕「智庫」成官媒斂財新招 (“Think Tank” Services the Revenue Source for Official Media)
Ming Pao, November 08, 2010

Tibetan Writers Tried as 'Splittists'
Radio Free Asia, November 05, 2010