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Is China winning its fight against rights at the UN?

Expand Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech in the Palais des Nations at the United Nations in Geneva, January 18, 2017. © 2017 Denis Balibouse/Reuters Few governments work harder to eliminate criticism of their human rights record at the United Nations than China. And China’s efforts may well make it easier for other abusive actors to escape scrutiny. Other governments – and the U.N. system itself – should push back against these encroachments. The Chinese government under President Xi Jinping has a widely-documented record of serious human rights violations. They include the crackdown on…

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