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, April 22, 2013


四川雅安地震已造成192人死亡 逾万人受伤 (Official Stats of Lushan Earthquake: 192 Dead, 10,000 Injured)
Sina, April 22, 2013

China Faces Fresh Crisis in Quake-Hit Sichuan
Al Jazeera, April 22, 2013

国务院:团体未经批准暂不要前往芦山地震灾区 (State Council: Groups not Allowed in Quake Areas without Permission)
Economic Observer, April 21, 2013

当局阻异见人士救灾 官方救援被质疑 (Authorities Block Dissidents from Attempting to Provide Relief to Quake Victims)
Radio Free Asia, April 21, 2013

Activists, Monks Blocked From Sichuan Quake-Hit Area
Radio Free Asia, April 21, 2013