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


中国江苏和浙江省及上海周六(4月20日)确诊5名H7N9禽流感新病例,使全国确诊病例上升到96例。 (H7N9 Cases Total 96)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 20, 2013

Human Rights Defenders

公民联署吁释放要求公示财产维权人士 (300 Citizens Urge Release of Advocates for Official Asset Disclosure)
Voice of America, April 20, 2013

International Human Rights

U.S. Cites Human Rights Problems in Russia, China, Egypt
Reuters, April 19, 2013

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2012China (includes Tibet, Hong Kong, and Macau)
U.S. Department of State, April 22, 2013

China Hits Back at U.S. in Annual Human Rights Survey
Reuters, April 22, 2013

2012年美国的人权纪录 (Full Text of Human Rights Record of the United States in 2012)
Xinhua News Agency, April 21, 2013

中国猛烈抨击美国人权纪录 (China Fiercely Criticizes U.S. Human Rights Record)
Voice of America, April 21, 2013

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

Ghana Seizes 1M Faulty Condoms Imported from China
The Guardian, April 18, 2013

Global Banks Are 'Divorcing' China
Forbes, April 21, 2013


Chinese Authorities Call Torture Claims at Women's Labour Camp 'Malicious Lies'
South China Morning Post, April 22, 2013


Yahoo China to End Email Service: Media
Agence France-Presse, April 20, 2013

中国雅虎将停运电邮业务 (Yahoo! Is Ending E-mail Business in China)
Radio Free Asia, April 19, 2013


Tibetans, Uyghurs Facing 'Harsh Repression': US
Radio Free Asia, April 19, 2013


Uyghur Businessman Attacked After Demolition Complaint
Radio Free Asia, April 19, 2013


洛德大使的美中关系“十诫” (Former U.S. Ambassador to China: Don’t Contain or Coddle China)
Voice of America, April 19, 2013

From China with Love or Hate
ThisDay, April 21, 2013

China in Greenland: Way Beyond the Truth?
Caixin, April 12, 2013

Creating an Age of Critical Minds
The Sydney Morning Herald, April 23, 2013