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.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Cyber Security

Vast Majority of Global Cyber-Espionage Emanates from China, Report Finds
The Washington Post, April 23, 2013

U.S. and China Put Focus on Cybersecurity
The New York Times, April 22, 2013


芦山地震已造成193人死亡 12211人受伤 (Official Stats on Lushan Quake: 193 Dead, 12,211 Injured)
Xinhua News Agency, April 23, 2013

After Quake, Donors Shun Aid Groups Run by China
The New York Times, April 23, 2013

Quake Survivors Protest Over Lack of Aid
Radio Free Asia, April 22, 2013

China's Red Cross Fights to Win Back Trust
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 22, 2013

黄琦曝光豆腐渣工程被禁赴雅安灾区 (Huang Qi: Authorities Ban Him from Quake Area to Stop Exposé of Shabby Construction)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 23, 2013


全国已确认108例人感染H7N9病例 其中22人死亡 (H7N9 Update: 22 Dead, 108 Infected)
China Central Television, April 23, 2013


中国国务院专家称 北京上海不能开放户口 (Government Expert: Beijing, Shanghai Lack Benefits for Migrants, Must Keep Hukou System)
Radio Free Asia, April 22, 2013

Human Rights Defenders

刘晖案北京开庭 刘霞到场旁听 (Liu Xia is Allowed to Attend Fraud Trial of Brother, Liu Hui)
Deutsche Welle, April 23, 2013

胡佳遭軟禁防出席劉暉庭審 (Hu Jia is under House Arrest, Liu Xia’s Brother Goes on Trial)
Ming Pao, April 23, 2013

Liu Xia defiant as She Appears in Public for First Time in Two Years
The Guardian, April 23, 2013

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

印媒称解放军约50人“越境”10公里安营扎寨 (50 PLA Soldiers Crossed Border, Pitched Tents in India, Says Indian Press)
Global Times, April 22, 2013

China, Japan Island Spat Resurfaces
The Wall Street Journal, April 23, 2013

Open Government Information

港人担心捐款再被滥用 争论雅安地震拨款赈灾 (Leading HK Democrat: Mainland Has Money but Lacks Transparency and Supervision System)
Voice of America, April 23, 2013

Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Envoy Says US to Continue to Press China Over Refugee Repatriations from N Korea
The Washington Post, April 23, 2013


河南南阳家庭教会遭警方冲击,平顶山市7名家庭教会成员被判刑 (Police Raid Henan House Church, Court Convict Seven of Cult Practice)
Radio Free Asia, April 22, 2013


Chinese Official Dies in Detention
The Wall Street Journal, April 23, 2013


Chinese Authorities Blame ‘Mental Illness’ in Murder Case
Radio Free Asia, April 23, 2013


The Rise of China's Reformers?
Foreign Affairs, April 17, 2013