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China: At Summit, EU Should ‘Throw Full Weight Behind’ Human Rights

Expand European Council President Donald Tusk and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) arrive to attend a EU-China Summit in Brussels, Belgium June 2, 2017.  © 2017 Reuters/Virginia Mayo/Pool (Brussels) – European Union leaders should publicly and privately demand that China release those deprived of their liberty for exercising human rights, including poet Liu Xia, the widow of the late Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, and Swedish publisher Gui Minhai, Human Rights Watch said today in a joint letter with 23 other nongovernmental organizations.  European Commission President Jean-Claude Junker,…

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