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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.

Saturday, March 13, 2004

U.S. may seek U.N. censure of China's human rights record




"U.S. may seek U.N. censure of China's human rights record
: "Department spokesman Richard Boucher said Secretary of State Colin Powell discussed China's rights performance in a telephone conversation Friday with Chinese Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing."

Still no word as to whether the US will seek a resolution condemning China's Human Rights record at the UN's Human Rights Commission due to convene this coming Monday in Geneva.

What did Powell and Zhaoxing talk about? Some trade off? Early notification "Sorry buddy but we gotta do this"?

Oh to be a fly on the wall.