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, December 14, 2010

December 14, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
Activists Slam Nobel Crackdown
Radio Free Asia, December 14, 2010

諾奬頒獎禮後CNN BBC解封 (CNN and BBC Unblocked in China Post-Nobel)
Ming Pao, December 13, 2010

颁奖礼后,中国当局打压在持续 (Crackdown of Chinese Regime Continues after Ceremony)
Deutsche Welle, December 13, 2010,,6323013,00.html

丹頂鶴照扯上和平獎 《南都》認網友想太多 (Southern Media Says Netizens Have Wild Imaginations after Red-crowned Crane Photo Becomes Associated with Peace Prize)
China Times, December 14, 2010,5246,11050401x112010121400173,00.html

Civil Society
我国众多公益组织无法注册致爱心活动不合法 (Most Public Interests Groups Unable to Register, Making Charity Illegal)
China Youth Daily, December 14, 2010

爱知行继续被停电报复 获释维权人士被禁接受采访 (Power Still Cut at Aizhixing Institute, Freed Activists Prohibited from Interviews)
Radio Free Asia, December 13, 2010

村支书帮人买卖死人户口套取拆迁补偿款 (Village Official Tangled in Fraud Scandal over Cashing In on Demolition Compensation for the Deceased)
Changjiang Daily, December 14, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
Activist Eyes Rural Homes Scheme for Urban Poor
South China Morning Post, December 14, 2010

U.N. Sleuths Say China Rights Crackdown Alarming
Reuters, December 13, 2010

砖厂雇大量智障者充当苦力 厂长自称行善 (Brickyard Hires Large Number of Mentally Challenged “for Charity”)
Turpan Daily, December 13, 2010
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Sweatshop Allegedly Abuses Mentally Ill
Global Times, December 14, 2010
Protests and Petitions
网上信访70天“钉子户”黯然关帖 ("Nail House" Petitioner, Dejected, Deletes Online Petition after 70 Days of No Government Response)
South China Morning Post, December 14, 2010

广西来宾发生涉农纠纷 200名农民围堵糖厂 (200 Farmers Blockade Guangxi Sugar Mill over Dispute)
Xinhua News Agency, December 14, 2010

Thousands of Tibetans Evicted to Make Way for Lhundrub Dam
AsiaNews, December 11, 2010