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.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013


Hydro Dams Could Jeopardise 'Grand Canyon of the East', Say Green Groups
The Guardian, January 29, 2013

中国粮食重金属污染严重 每年直接损失200亿 (Annual Loss of 20bil RMB in Food due to Heavy Metal Pollution)
Radio Free Asia, January 29, 2013