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, March 20, 2014

Environment (环境)

Rare earth mining in China: the bleak social and environmental costs
The Guardian, March 20, 2014

Insurers seek to capitalize on China’s smog
The New York Times, March 20, 2014

One year later, dead pigs discovered in another Chinese river
The New York Times, March 20, 2014