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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, April 16, 2004

China derails Humans Rights Resolution for the 11th time


:: Xinhuanet - English :::

U.N. Human Rights CommisssionThe U.S proposed resolution condemning China's Human Rights record has been defeated before it got off the ground.

" With 28 votes for, 16 against and 9 abstentions, the 53-member commission approved the Chinese motion, thus rejecting the US draft resolution against China before it was put to the vote. "

This is China's 11th "victory" according to Xinhuanet over the "US-led anti-China" bid since 1990.

Of course it is not an unexpected result but full marks to the Americans for trying.