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, December 06, 2010

December 06, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
我沒有敵人 諾獎擬讀劉曉波文 (Liu's Final Trial Statement "I Have No Enemies" to Be Read at Nobel Ceremony)
China News Agency, December 04, 2010
Related information:
我没有敌人——我的最后陈述 (I Have No Enemies: My Final Statement)
Liu Xiaobo, December 23, 2009
Havel and Tutu Urge China to Release Liu Xiaobo
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 05, 2010

Hong Kong Protesters Demand China Free Nobel Winner Liu
Reuters, December 05, 2010

Jailed Nobel Winner’s Supporters Attack UN
Toronto Star, December 05, 2010

Food Security
Parents Beg For Cash to Aid Milk Scandal Children
South China Morning Post, December 06, 2010

Human Rights Defender
人權詩人貝嶺:不再過境北京 (Rights Poet Bei Ling: I'll Never Transit through Beijing Again)
United Daily News, December 03, 2010

Human Rights Defender -- Jiang Tianyong (江天勇)
Pressure Rises On Activists
Radio Free Asia, December 03, 2010

Human Rights Defender -- Hada (哈达)
Mongolian Activist's Son: China Police Took Mother
Associated Press, December 04, 2010

Land Policy
Bankruptcy Turmoil and Body Snatching Tales
Caixin, December 03, 2010

专访﹕「为赵连海心痛」 北京学者吁司法独立 (Interview: Beijing Scholar Sympathizes with Zhao Lianhai, Calls for Judicial Independence)
Ming Pao, December 05, 2010

Chinese News Sites Steer Clear Of China-Related WikiLeaks Cables
The Guardian, December 05, 2010

广东茂名在押人员"闷被死" 警方称系突发疾病 (Guangdong: Police Say Detainee “Suffocated to Death” Due to Sudden Illness)
The Beijing Times, December 06, 2010

Protests and Petitions
"普法日"变"上访伸冤日" (Legal Publicity Day Becomes Petition Day)
Radio Free Asia, December 05, 2010

六旬老人与拆迁公司起纠纷在信访局遭殴打 (Old Man Beaten by Demolition Firm Staff in Municipal Petitioning Bureau)
Zhejiang Online, December 05, 2010

Public Health
China to Have 1.2 Million HIV-Positive People by 2015
China Daily, December 04, 2010

调查称近五成党政干部认为自己是弱势群体 (Survey: ~50% Cadres Consider Themselves "Vulnerable" Due to Competition, Seniority, Wages)
Xi'an Evening News, December 05, 2010

Bilingual Preschool Policy Spurs Fears of Marginalising of Tibetan
South China Morning Post, December 04, 2010

Crackdown Launched in Xinjiang
Radio Free Asia, December 03, 2010