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Unprecedented UNHRC Joint Statement Condemns China’s Problematic Violations

The United States and Western countries have criticized “China’s ongoing problematic human rights record,” in an unprecedented joint statement issued Thursday during a United Nations Human Rights Council session in Geneva.   A U.S. State Department official told VOA this joint statement is “the first collective action taken regarding China at the Human Rights Council since its inception in 2007.” Chinese diplomat Fu Cong vigorously rejected the U.S.-led criticism. He in turn...

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