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, December 30, 2013

Environment (环境)

中国中度与重度污染土壤约达5000万亩 无法耕种 (Eight million acres of China's farmland too polluted to grow crops)
Xinhua, December 30, 2013

China says over 3 mln hectares of land too polluted to farm
Reuters, December 28, 2013