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, October 18, 2011

Bilateral Ties

‘Fake’ Group Welcomes Chinese Minister
Radio Free Asia, October 17, 2011

中挪关系仍受刘晓波获奖影响 (Liu's Peace Prize Still Haunts Sino-Norwegian Relations)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 17, 2011

Economic Development

Farmers' Joy over Harvest Tempered by Inflation
South China Morning Post, October 18, 2011

Hong Kong

Rita Fan Refuses to Apologise over June 4 Comments
South China Morning Post, October 18, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

胡佳遭警告 萧瀚被带走 (Hu Jia Warned and Xiao Han Detained by Police)
Radio Free Asia, October 17, 2011


重慶煤礦爆炸9死4人被困 (9 Dead, 4 Injured in Chongqing Mine Explosion)
Ming Pao, October 18, 2011


Taiwan President Mulls Peace Treaty with China
Voice of America, October 17, 2011
Related news:
马英九“和平协议”说法在台引争议 (Uproar after Ma Ying-jeou Mentions "Peace Treaty")
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 18, 2011


China Police Shoot Tibetans, Nun Burns to Death: Group
Reuters, October 18, 2011