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, April 03, 2013

Death Penalty

平反冤案盘点 案中人均曾遭刑讯逼供
Closer Look: Putting China on the Path to Ending Capital Punishment
Caixin, April 03, 2013


绿色和平组织揭露中国工业磷肥污染严重 (Greenpeace Exposes Serious Pollution of Industrial Phosphate Fertilizer in China)
Radio Free Asia, April 02, 2013

北京一季度天气史上较差 环保局长释因 (EPA Official: Air Pollution Worsens in Beijing, Coal and Oil Burning Prime Cause)
Beijing Daily, April 03, 2013

Beijing's Major Air Pollutants Up Almost 30 percent in First 3 Months of 2013
The Economic Observer, April 03, 2013

Freedom of Expression

广东举牌抗议朝鲜核试爆 刘远东拘留逾期疑被捕 (Guangdong Rights Defender Liu Yuandong Detained for Protesting N Korea Nuclear Test)
Radio Free Asia, April 02, 2013

International Human Rights

China Rights Review 'Shrouded in Secrecy,' Activists Pressured
Radio Free Asia, April 03, 2013

International Relations (Human Rights, Security, Trade and Investment)

Feds: Researcher at Medical College of Wisconsin Stole US cancer data to study in China
Associated Press, April 03, 2013

FBI逮捕又一华裔旅美研究人员 (FBI Accuses another Chinese American Researcher of Stealing Confidential Data for China)
Voice of America, April 03, 2013

The End of the Line
The Age, April 03, 2013

Chinese Tanker Loads Iranian Oil
Voice of America, April 02, 2013


Global Insight: China is Losing Virtual Propaganda War
Financial Times, April 03, 2013

June Fourth

从未忘却!民间首次公祭六四死难者 (Dissidents Gather in Hebei to Mourn Victims of June Fourth in First Such Public Memorial in China)
Deutsche Welle, April 03, 2013


拉萨3.29山体滑坡被困和遇难人员名单公布 (81 of 83 Dead in Lhasa Gold Mine Landslide are Han Chinese)
Eastday, April 03, 2013

United Nations

China Says UN Arms Treaty Lack Consensus
Agence France-Presse, April 03, 2013


China: 'Rogue' Donor or Beacon of South-South Co-operation?
The Guardian, April 02, 2013

Why Apple Caved to China: iPhone, Android and Market Share
The Diplomat, April 03, 2013

China's Empowered Women Deliver A Slap in The Face to Gender Equality
South China Morning Post, April 02, 2013