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.

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Beijing Raises a Stink over Peace Prize
Agence France-Presse, October 06, 2011


China Supports Reasonable Reform in UN
Xinhua News Agency, October 05, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

十網友闖關探盲人維權者 (Ten Netizens Try to Break through the Barrier to Visit Barefoot Lawyer)
Ming Pao, October 06, 2011
Related news:
'Chased With Guns' on Chen Visit
Radio Free Asia, October 05, 2011

冯正虎为公民诉讼权抗争 (Feng Zhenghu Takes a Stand for a Citizen's Right to Sue)
Deutsche Welle, October 06, 2011,,15440090,00.html
Related information:
捍卫法律,还我诉权 (Defend the Law and Give Me Back My Right to File a Complaint)
Feng Zhenghu, September 27, 2011

杭州律师王成江西遭殴打 (Hangzhou Lawyer Representing Independent Candidates Beaten in Jiangxi)
Radio Free Asia, October 04, 2011

Public Health

Slow Progress on a Legal Black Hole
South China Morning Post, October 06, 2011


A Chinese Resident Who Doesn’t Know Liu Xiaobo? Blame the River Crabs
The Globe and Mail, October 05, 2011


Dalai Lama Cancels Highly Charged South Africa Trip
Reuters, October 04, 2011