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 11, 2010

November 11, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
諾獎高峰會將籲放劉曉波 (Nobel Summit to Call for Release of Liu Xiaobo)
China News Agency, November 11, 2010

S.Korea under Pressure to Skip Nobel Ceremony
Agence France-Presse, November 11, 2010

China Cracks Down on Activists
Australian Associated Press, November 11, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
Activist's Supporters React to Prison Term with Defiance
South China Morning Post, November 11, 2010
Related news:
維權律師﹕條例淪打壓藉口 (Rights Lawyer: Provision a Pretext for Oppression)
Ming Pao, November 11, 2010

Related information:
Food Safety Activist Zhao Lianhai Sentenced to Two-and-a-Half Year Prison Term; Declares Hunger Strike 
Human Rights in China, November 10, 2010

Bilateral Ties
PM Urges Greater Political Freedom in China
Agence France-Presse, November 11, 2010

Class Act Promotes Global 'Soft Power'
China Daily, November 11, 2010

Disney World in Which Chinese Children 'Toil for 76 Hours a Week'
The Independent, November 11, 2010

Food Security
Official: China Can Put Inflation Under Control
Xinhua News Agency, November 10, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
律师称赵作海全国维权之旅背后隐藏利益链 (Lawyer: Hidden Interests behind Zhao Zuohai's National Rights Journey)
Chengdu Evening News, November 11, 2010

Land Policy
Respect for Farmers' Will in Land Use Stressed
Xinhua News Agency, November 10, 2010

New Rules on Sentencing for Online Crimes
Xinhua News Agency, November 11, 2010

英国首相卡梅伦北大演讲新华社报道回避政改内容 (British PM at Peking U: Xinhua Reports Evade Political Reforms)
Radio Free Asia, November 10, 2010

Migrant Workers
Care Could Keep Migrants Out of Prison
China Daily, November 11, 2010

Crime Down in Guangzhou's Rental Homes
China Daily, November 11, 2010

Public Health
New Blood-for-sale Business
Shanghai Daily, November 11, 2010