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China to Appear Before UN Human Rights Council

Chinese officials will appear before a United Nations panel to defend their country's human rights record, which many say is stained by a worsening crackdown on dissent. The Tuesday session in Geneva will be the second time Beijing has reported to the Human Rights Council, which reviews the rights record of each country every four years. The hearing comes amid a series of arrests of Chinese rights activists, including some who were trying to participate in the government's report to ...

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