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, November 09, 2010

November 09, 2010

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

Chinese Dissidents to Attend Nobel Peace Award Rite
Reuters, November 08, 2010

Liu Xiaobo's Lawyer Blocked from Visiting Britain
The Daily Telegraph, November 09, 2010

加国会议员要求总理向胡锦涛施压 促释放高智晟刘晓波 (Canadian MPs Call on Harper to Put Pressure on Hu to Free Gao and Liu)
Radio Free Asia, November 08, 2010

劉曉波囑千萬獎金公用 胞弟深受感動 一家被禁代領諾獎 (Liu Xiaobo: Nobel Winnings Should Be Put to Public Use; Family Told to Avoid Media and Not Go to Prize Ceremony)
Ming Pao, November 08, 2010

Bilateral Ties
China Aids Africa in Food Insecurity
China Daily, November 09, 2010

Freedom of Speech
北大教授夏业良遭学生举报“反党反社会主义” (Students Report Peking U Professor for Being "Anti-Party" and "Anti-Socialism")
Radio France Internationale, November 09, 2010中国/20101109-北大教授夏业良遭学生举报“反党反社会主义”

Sex Life Questions in Civil Service Test
Shanghai Daily, November 09, 2010

Land Policy
村民盖新房遭强拆 邻居发表意见被殴打 (Villager Beaten for Speaking Up after Neighbor's New Home Was Forcibly Demolished)
Dahe Daily, November 09, 2010

Innocent Man Met Real Killer in Jail
Shanghai Daily, November 09, 2010

最高法力推量刑规范化改革 法官将受更多制约 (SPC Pushes for Legalization of Sentencing Discretion; Judges to Be under More Constraints)
Xinhua News Agency, November 09, 2010

Social Strains Call for Fairer Rule of Law
Reuters, November 09, 2010
Related information:
State Council, October 10, 2010
As China's Next Leader Rises, Online Articles about His Marriage to a Celebrity Disappear
Associated Press, November 08, 2010,0,287820.story

Protests and Petitions
Petitioners Demand Apology from County Govt
Xinhua News Agency, November 09, 2010

江苏盱眙上访农民遭政府强收信访保证金 (Farmers Petitioning Jiangsu Capital for Land Compensation Made to Deposit Money in Pledge to Not Petition)
Xinhua News Agency, November 09, 2010

Guangzhou Bans Prayer Meetings
Radio Free Asia, November 08, 2010