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, November 15, 2011

Human Rights Defenders – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

艾未未缴保证金求上诉遭拒绝 (Ai's Deposit Refused)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 15, 2011
Related news:
Lawyer: Tax Authorities Impeding Ai Weiwei Appeal
Associated Press, November 14, 2011


中国:新闻“打假”还是新闻钳制? (China: A Suppression of Fake Stories or of the News?)
Radio France Internationale, November 15, 2011中国/20111115-中国:新闻打假还是新闻钳制?

《财经》杂志因政治压力解聘记者杨海鹏  (Caijing Magazine Dismisses Reporter Yang Haipeng for Political Reasons)
Deutscshe Welle, November 14, 2011,,15530316,00.html

Public Health

Diabetes Education Takes Centre Stage in Love Story
South China Morning Post, November 15, 2011


China Misses Housing Construction Target
Financial Times, November 14, 2011

China Group Proceeding with Homegrown Peace Prize
Associated Press, November 15, 2011

State Security

China Denies Reports on Stability Management Budget
Xinhua News Agency, November 15, 2011


China 'to Give Tibetan Monks Welfare Benefits'
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 14, 2011

西藏昌都数十名僧人被捕 (Qamdo: Dozens of Monks Detained)
Radio Free Asia, November 14, 2011