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 10, 2010

November 10, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
China Nobel Winner's Family Denied Prison Visit: Group
Agence France-Presse, November 10, 2010

Nobel Winner Liu Xiaobo's Lawyer 'to Sue China'
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 09, 2010

Police Step Up Anti-Liu Crackdown
South China Morning Post, November 10, 2010

Bilateral Ties
David Cameron Says He Won't 'Lecture' China on Human Rights
The Daily Telegraph, November 09, 2010

河南县委书记受贿1575次 千万赃款存亲属名下 (Henan County Secretary Bribery: Millions Stored Under Relatives' Name)
China Business View, November 10, 2010

100分 学历不高 年龄偏大 有机会入户 (Shenzhen: Older Migrants or Those with Only Secondary Schooling Can Receive Hukou on Point Scheme)
Southern Metropolis Daily, November 10, 2010

Human Rights
中国强调维护执法对象尊严 体现人权意识提升 (China's Emphasis on Maintaining Human Dignity when Enforcing the Law Symbolizes Elevation of Human Rights Awareness)
China News Service, November 10, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
China Court Sentences Melamine Milk Activist to Jail
Reuters, November 10, 2010

我国每年5.7万名煤矿工人患尘肺病 (57K Coal Miners Contract Pneumoconiosis Each Year)
Workers Daily, November 10, 2010

HIV Job Seeker to Hear Verdict Soon
China Daily, November 10, 2010

专家称我国机构养老床位缺口达540万张 (Experts: China in Short of 5.4 Million Beds for Senior Citizens)
Workers Daily, November 10, 2010

Protests and Petitions
拆迁起纠纷欲陈情 一农民被拘10天 (Villager Detained 10+ Days over Demolition Dispute)
Southern Metropolis Daily, November 10, 2010

陕西户县:农民上访乡政府被拘 刑讯挂牌公示游街黑打 (Shaanxi Villagers Detained, Forced to Parade, Beaten after Petitioning on Land Rights)
Radio Free Asia, November 09, 2010

Public Health
Solitude of an AIDS orphan
Global Times, November 10, 2010

Farmers Vow to Pressure Beijing
Radio Free Asia, November 09, 2010