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China Letter-News and Human Rights

China human rights news with focus on the Uygur of Xinjiang, Tibetans and Tibet, Chinese mining workers, religion, corruption and censorship.

Friday, March 05, 2004

Human Rights Watch:China


China (Human Rights Watch, 29-1-2004)

Human Rights ChinaHuman Rights Watch calls for U.N. to adopt a resolution condemning China's Human Rights record at this month's Human Rights meeting in Geneva. Particular mention is given to Xiinjiang and the Uygurs as well as Tibet.

This follows the U.S House of Representatives overwhelming vote on Wednesday calling on the U.S. Government to propose such a resolution at the U.N. meeting.

My bet is that the U.S. will not but the odds are shortening appreciably (last betting 2:1 against them doing it now 6:4)