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 24, 2013


中国学生用现金收买英国导师被判刑 (Chinese Student in UK is Sentenced for Bribing Mentor and Carrying Fake Gun)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 24, 2013


Why So Many Houses Collapsed in Sichuan
Economic Observer, April 24, 2013

China NGOs Turn to WeChat to Aid Quake Rescue
South China Morning Post, April 24, 2013

Protests Continue Among Quake-Hit Sichuan Residents
Radio Free Asia, April 24, 2013


UN to Support China in Ending Production of Ozone-Depleting Substances by 2030
UN News Centre, April 24, 2013


台首名H7N9患者無接觸或生吃禽類 (Patient of First Taiwanese H7N9 Case Had No Contact with Poultry)
Hong Kong Radio (香港電台), April 24, 2013

Taiwan Reports First Bird Flu Case Outside China
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 24, 2013

Hong Kong

劉慧卿促湯顯明到立會交代送禮款待事宜 (Leading HK Democrat Urges Government to Explain ICAC Gifts to Mainland Officials)
Radio Television Hong Kong , April 24, 2013

Ex-ICAC Boss Told to Explain Expensive Gifts
The Standard, April 24, 2013

International Human Rights

China’s Criticism of U.S. on Human Rights Draws Support (and Mockery)
The New York Times, April 24, 2013

Rights Group Urges EU to Address Alleged Chinese Abuses
Voice of America, April 24, 2013

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

印度要求中国从有争议边界撤回部队 (India Demands Chinese Troop Withdrawal from Disputed Border)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 23, 2013

外交部:中国部队没有越过中印边境实控线一步 (China Denies Troops Crossed Sino-Indian Border)
Eastday, April 24, 2013

EU Parliament Backs PHL Arbitration Initiative Vs China
GMA News, April 24, 2013

ASEAN Member States Should Work in Unison: HK Scholar
New Zealand Herald, April 24, 2013

Influx of Chinese Goldminers Sparks Tensions in Ghana
The Guardian, April 23, 2013

Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Nepal Promises China to Crack Down on Tibetan Refugees
Asian News International, April 24, 2013


Rejecting the 'Leftover Women' Label
The New York Times, April 23, 2013


21 Dead in Clash with 'Gangsters' in Western China
The New York Times, April 24, 2013

“中国镇压政策导致新疆巴楚暴力事件” (China's Repressive Policies Led to Xinjiang Violence)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 24, 2013


Patrick Brown: China's Gathering Environmental Storm
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, April 24, 2013

China's Future Relies Heavily on Ability to Accommodate Reform
The Sydney Morning Herald, April 24, 2013