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.

Friday, October 07, 2011

Human Rights Defender - Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)

一年过去 改善甚微 (Little Has Improved One Year after Liu's Nobel Award)
Deutsche Welle, October 07, 2011,,15438423,00.html
Related news:
China Urged to Free Liu and Wife
Deutsche Presse-Agentur, October 07, 2011

Related information on Liu Xiaobo’s case:
Freedom of Expression on Trial in China
China Rights Forum 2010, no. 1

Human Rights Defenders

Chen Campaigners Detained
Radio Free Asia, October 06, 2011

上海铅中毒孩童代理律师受压退出 (Lawyer Representing Families of Children Poisoned by Lead under Pressure to Withdraw)
Radio Free Asia, October 06, 2011


国务院机关事务管理局:坚决杜绝已撤驻京办变相存在 (State Council Government Offices Administration: We Resolve to Put an End to Local Government Offices Remaining in Beijing)
Xinhua News Agency, October 07, 2011


廈門的士司機大罷工 (Taxi Drivers on Strike in Xiamen)
Sing Tao Daily, October 07, 2011


Reshuffle at the Top 'Will Give PLA More Power'
South China Morning Post, October 07, 2011

Protests and Petitions

Rioting in Model Village Attests to Graft Woes
South China Morning Post, October 07, 2011