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 13, 2010

December 13, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
Nothing Can Stop the Empty Chair, One Net User Writes as Officials Race to Remove Offending Posts
South China Morning Post, December 11, 2010
Related news:
Peace Prize Brings Hope to Exiled Dissidents
South China Morning Post, December 12, 2010

曾憲梓:外國打壓中國 (Former NPC Delegate Tsang Hin-chi: It's the Foreign Countries that Suppress China)
Sing Tao Daily, December 12, 2010

Civil Society
「公民社會建設」觸動中共神經 汪洋狠批深圳「不講政治」 ("Building Civil Society" Touches a Nerve of the CPC; Guangdong Party Secretary Wang Yang Demands that Shenzhen "Not Speak of Politics")
Apple Daily, December 12, 2010

More Deceit Uncovered at Deadly Mine Blast Site in Henan
China Daily, December 13, 2010

Human Rights Defender – Hada (哈达)
China Releases Long-serving Dissident from Jail: Group
Reuters, December 12, 2010
Related information:
Hada's Family Reunion Pictures Online but Whereabouts Remain Unknown
SMHRIC, December 12, 2010
HK Journalists Attacked Near Activist's Flat
South China Morning Post, December 11, 2010
Related information:
Statement on Beating of Hong Kong Reporters in Beijing
FCC HK, December 13, 2010
公安部:娱乐场所每周一查 (Anti-prostitution Campaign: MPS: Entertainment Venues Should Be Inspected Weekly)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 13, 2010

Protests and Petitions
诺贝尔和平奖颁奖礼已结束 中国打压异议人士还在持续 (Pressure on Dissidents Continues following Nobel Ceremony)
Radio Free Asia, December 12, 2010

Public Health
For Chinese with HIV, Unheeded Cries For Hugs
Caixin, December 12, 2010

China’s Army of Graduates Struggles for Jobs
New York Times, December 11, 2010