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 22, 2010

November 22, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
Campaign to Keep Jailed Nobel Winner in Spotlight
Agence France-Presse, November 21, 2010

Lawyer Slams Nobel Ban
Radio Free Asia, November 19, 2010

诺委会:将无人替刘晓波领奖 (Nobel Committee: No One Will Accept Award on Liu’s Behalf)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 19, 2010

学生遭老师毒打教育部门却不闻不问 (Education Bureau Makes No Inquiries after Teacher Beats Student)
Radio Free Asia, November 20, 2010

Industry Damaging Arable Land
Global Times, November 22, 2010

Food Security
Melamine-tainted Drinks Emerge Again in China
Agence France-Presse, November 22, 2010

Jailed in Shanxi Whistling in the Dark
Caixin, November 19, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
聯署求情驚動中央習近平親掌趙案 (Joint Appeal Shakes the Central, Xi Jinping to Be in Charge of Zhao’s Case)
Ming Pao, November 22, 2010

赵连海辩护律师遭软禁难递交上诉状 (Defense Lawyer of Zhao Lianhai under House Arrest, Unable to Submit Appeal)
Radio Free Asia, November 19, 2010

More Problems for China's Foxconn over Workers' Pay
Reuters, November 19, 2010

Chinese Bloggers Meeting Cancelled for Being Too Sensitive
Agence France-Presse, November 21, 2010

Court Rejects Sterilization Suit
Radio Free Asia, November 19, 2010

Beijing Faces Aging Population Problem
Xinhua News Agency, November 20, 2010

Protests and Petitions
最高法信访接待室搬迁一年上访人数大幅上升得到遏制 (Number of Petitioners Ceases Rising after Relocation of High Court's Office of Letters and Visits)
Southern Metropolis Daily, November 20, 2010