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 30, 2010

November 30, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
加拿大部分城市举办活动声援刘晓波 (Section of Canadian City Holds Event in Support of Liu Xiaobo)
Radio Free Asia, November 29, 2010

Bilateral Ties
China 'Scared to Death' of Pelosi: Leaked Cable
Agence France-Presse, November 30, 2010

Civil Society
NGOs Swing Spotlight on Protecting Gays
China Daily, November 30, 2010

北京公安局原网监处长于兵贪污受贿获死缓 (Former Director of Beijing Police Internet Monitoring Department Receives Stay of Execution)
Beijing Daily, November 30, 2010

Crush Hurts over 40 Pupils
Global Times, November 30, 2010

HIV Boy Rejected by Primary School
Shanghai Daily, November 29, 2010

China Approves More Hydropower amid Clean Energy Push
Reuters, November 29, 2010

Human Rights Defenders -- Chen Guangcheng, (陈光诚); Qin Yongmin, (秦永敏)
Chinese Legal Activist's Wife Calls on International Community for Help
The Guardian, November 29, 2010
Related information:
Democracy Activist Qin Yongmin Released from Prison after 12-Year Sentence 老资格民运人士秦永敏12年刑满获释
Human Rights in China, November 29, 2010
Minimum Wage Rise Is Mooted for Migrants
China Daily, November 30, 2010

Protests and Petitions
顺德陈村黑势力征地砍人 数千村民连日抗议遭镇压 (Guangdong: Oppression on Days-long Protest against Dark Forces Land Requisition and Attack)
Radio Free Asia, November 29, 2010

天安门自焚夫妻遭分别判刑五年及四年半 (Tianjin Petitioners Who Set Selves Alight at Tiananmen Receive Sentenced to 4.5 Years and 5 Years)
Radio Free Asia, November 29, 2010

Public Health
China AIDS Death Toll Up Nearly 20,000 in a Year
Agence France-Presse, November 29, 2010

国务院:艾滋病防控关系到国家存亡 (State Council: AIDS Control Connected to Fate of the Country)
The Beijing Times, November 30, 2010

Tibetan Protester Escapes to India
Radio Free Asia, November 29, 2010

November 29, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
諾貝爾頒獎禮為劉曉波設空櫈 (Empty Chair for Liu at Nobel Ceremony)
Ming Pao, November 28, 2010

Human Rights Defender – Qin Yongmin (秦永敏)
中国民主党创建人秦永敏刑满出狱(China Democracy Party Co-founder Qin Yongmin Released from Prison after 12-yr Sentence)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 29, 2010

China Dissident Defiant after Release from 12-year Sentence
Deutsche Presse Agentur, November 29, 2010

Freedom of Speech

Caught in an ‘Authoritarian Moment’
New York Times, November 25, 2010

Human Rights Defender – Hada (哈达)
China Harassing Mongols ahead Of Dissident Release: Activist
Agence France-Presse, November 26, 2010

Related information:
About the Individual: Hada
Incorporating Responsibility 2008

Human Rights Defenders
《零八憲章》簽署者「煽動顛覆」罪被拘留 (Activist and Charter 08 Signatory Bai Dongping Detained for Inciting Subversion)
Ming Pao, November 29, 2010

维权律师刘晓原被禁止出境 (Rights Lawyer Liu Xiaoyuan Prevented from Leaving PRC)
Radio Free Asia, November 28, 2010

Land Policy
收地無賠償名貴草木一朝毁 (No Compensation for Land Resumption, Crops Also Destroyed en Masse)
Ming Pao, November 29, 2010

5 Hurt in Attack on Newspaper
South China Morning Post, November 27, 2010

China Directed Google Hacking: Leaked US Documents
Agence France-Presse, November 28, 2010

Migrant Workers
Migrant Families Complain about Educational Exclusion
China Daily, November 27, 2010

Public Health
Justice Tough to Find for Chinese Who Got HIV/AIDS through Tainted Blood
The Los Angeles Times, November 27, 2010

艾滋病就业歧视案原告提出上诉 (Plaintiff in HIV/AIDS Discrimination Case to Appeal)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 29, 2010