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.

Friday, April 05, 2013


For China's Pig Farmers, Carcasses in River a Sign of Government's Dysfunction
McClatchy Newspapers, April 05, 2013

上海6日起暂停活禽交易 关闭所有活禽交易市场 (Shanghai to Close Live Poultry Market, Suspend Live Poultry Trading Effective April 6)
Xinhua News Agency, April 05, 2013

浙江一名H7N9禽流感患者死亡 全国14病例中6人死亡 (Six Dead, 14 Sick in China from Bird Flu)
China News Service, April 05, 2013

China Culls 20,000 Birds as Sixth Person Dies of Avian Flu
Telegraph India, April 05, 2013

C.D.C. Begins Work on Vaccine for China Flu
The New York Times, April 04, 2013