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 12, 2010

November 12, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
China's Monitoring of Activists Surges Post-Nobel
Associated Press, November 11, 2010

Exit Ban for Liu Supporters
Radio Free Asia, November 11, 2010

Liu's Prize 'One of the Most Important': Nobel Committee
Agence France-Presse, November 12, 2010

Nobel Peace Prize Winners Meet in Hiroshima to Ban Nukes, Focus on Jailed China Recipient
The Canadian Press, November 12, 2010

公安部官员:可获暴利致拐卖儿童屡打不绝 (MPS Officials: Child Trafficking Due to High Profit Margin)
Beijing News, November 12, 2010

Civil Society
China AIDS Group Says It Is Forced to Shut Down
Associated Press, November 11, 2010

Human Rights Defender – Chang Kun (常坤)
AIDS Activist Hassled over Home Library
Global Times, November 12, 2010
公民权利教育,从家乡开始困难重重 (Many Difficulties in Beginning Civil Rights Education in One's Homeland)
Chang Kun, November 2010
Human Rights Defender – Li Hong (力虹)
作家力虹生命垂危当局依然对其严密监视 (Writer-Activist under Heavy Surveillance Despite Poor Health)
Radio Free Asia, November 11, 2010

北京首家环保审判庭在延庆设立 (Beijing's First Environmental Tribunal Set Up in Yanqing County)
Radio Free Asia, November 11, 2010

Jolt for Online Smear Activities
China Daily, November 12, 2010

Obama Meets China's President, Germany's Merkel at G20 Summit
Voice of America, November 11, 2010

湖北安陆公安聘请调查公司监督民警引热议 (Debate Erupts after Anlu, Hubei Public Security Bureau Hires Private Investigation Firm to Monitor Civilian Police)
People's Daily, November 12, 2010

Assertive Chinese Risk Confinement in Mental Wards
New York Times, November 11, 2010

黑龙江双城市一教会日前聚会被查抄 (Church Group Raided by Authorities in Shuangcheng, Heilongjiang)
Radio Free Asia, November 11, 2010