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, November 07, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Uyghur Refugee Threatened
Radio Free Asia, November 06, 2011


环保部:全国十分之一耕地重金属超标 (Ministry of Environmental Protection: 10% of Farmland Has Excessive Levels of Heavy Metal)
Southern Metropolis Daily, November 07, 2011


China's Independents Find It Hard to Get on Ballot
Los Angeles Times, November 05, 2011,0,3629826.story

Hong Kong

Pro-Democracy Parties Lose Ground in Hong Kong Vote
Wall Street Journal, November 07, 2011

Human Rights Defenders - Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

艾未未解释“借债缴税”问题 (Ai Explains His Tax Issue: Won't Be Using Netizens' Funds)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 07, 2011


China’s Technology Firms Back Beijing on Web Controls
Reuters, November 07, 2011

Radio Free Asia, November 06, 2011


Chengguan Try to Boost Image
Shanghai Daily, November 06, 2011


Dalai Lama Blames Tibetan Burnings on "Cultural Genocide"
Reuters, November 07, 2011

Group: Tibetan Nun's Death Draws 10K to Monastery
Associated Press, November 06, 2011