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.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Business and Human Rights

2013 American Business in China White Paper
America Online, April 25, 2013


薄熙來成文革光碟主角 北京街頭售賣 市民圍觀熱議 (Cultural Revolution DVD on Sale in Beijing Features Bo Xilai in Lead Role with Mao)
Ming Pao, April 25, 2013


China Presses Crackdown on Campaign Against Graft
The New York Times, April 22, 2013

Cyber Security

Mandiant: No Drop in Chinese Hacking Despite Talk
China Realtime Report, April 24, 2013

Business Group Appeals to China to Improve Internet Security, Allow Bigger Foreign Role
Associated Press, April 24, 2013


China Bird Flu Virus “One of Most Lethal”
Irish Times, April 25, 2013

Human Rights Defenders

陈光福连连遭报复 屋院深夜受袭 (Exiled Activist’s Relatives Say Interrogation is Retaliation and Harassment)
Radio Free Asia, April 24, 2013

Chinese Officials Order Questioning of Exiled Activist’s Relatives
The New York Times, April 24, 2013

Glimpses From the Life of China’s Jailed Nobel Laureate
The New York Times, April 25, 2013

International Human Rights

U.S. Urges China to Free Nobel Dissident's Wife
Associated Press, April 24, 2013

美国促中国结束刘霞“法外软禁” (U.S. Urges China to End Liu Xia’s Extrajudicial House Arrest)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 25, 2013

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

China Calls for Action on Lasting Peace in Middle East
Xinhua News Agency, April 25, 2013

National Defense

U.S. Military Official Seeks Stronger U.S.-China Ties
Voice of America, April 25, 2013


Transparency Report
Google, April 25, 2013


Three Tibetans Die in Burning Protests
Radio Free Asia, April 24, 2013

藏区两僧人自焚身亡 (Two Tibetan Monks Die in Self-Immolation)
Voice of America, April 24, 2013


U.S. Presses China on Uygur Rights after Unrest
Agence France-Presse, April 25, 2013

China Urges U.S., after Boston Bombings, to Condemn Xinjiang "Terrorism"
Reuters, April 25, 2013


We Must Break the Culture of Silence Over Sex Crimes
South China Morning Post, April 25, 2013

L'embarras de Paris sur la question des droits de l'homme en Chine (The Embarrassment of Paris on the Issue of Human Rights in China)
Le Figaro, April 24, 2013

Can Xi Jinping Bring Change to China’s Military?
The Diplomat, April 24, 2013