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Excerpted from RConversation : The two photos below were taken by Sharon Hom of Human Rights in China around 10:30 a.m. last Friday in Geneva. Diplomats from a wide range of countries lined up for hours for a chance to sign up that afternoon for speaking slots in the U.N. Human Rights Council's...
Excerpted from Canwest News Service (via Canada.com) : This was China's first appearance before a UN Universal Periodic Review panel and Sharon Hom, executive director of the advocacy group Human Rights in China, called the 30-month old process "a failure." She said the review "has given China a '...
Excerpted from Phayul : "As a test of a state-driven process aimed at advancing human rights among member states through constructive dialogue, consensus decision-making, and cooperation, the Universal Periodic Review, with regard to China, is a failure," said Sharon Hom, Executive Director of...
Excerpted from Le Temps : For Sharon Hom, director of Human Rights in China, the refusal of China to recognize human rights violations, torture, censorship, excessive use of force in Tibet and in prisons, is unacceptable. In her view, even though Beijing has ratified most international treaties,...
Excerpted from CNSNews : Sharon Hom, executive director of Human Rights in China, noted that some countries had been able to put human rights issues onto the table during China’s review. But, she said, the Chinese delegates' response, including their insistence that there was "no torture, no...
Excerpted from China Economic Review : "This was a display of very low tolerance of critical comments," said Sharon Hom, head of Human Rights in China, a US-based monitoring group. Access to the full text of this article may require a subscription and password. HRIC is not responsible for outdated...
Excerpted from Reuters (via International Herald Tribune) : "This was a display of very low tolerance of critical comments," Sharon Hom, a Hong Kong-born lawyer who was a law professor in Beijing and now heads a U.S.-based monitoring group, Human Rights in China, told a news conference. Access to...
Excerpted from Canwest News Service (via Canada.com) : "This was a display of very low tolerance of critical comments," Sharon Hom, a Hong Kong-born lawyer who heads the U.S.-based Human Rights in China, told a news conference. Access to the full text of this article may require a subscription and...
Excerpted from RConversation : The UN Human Rights Council is offering a live webcast of its review of Chinese human rights at 9am Monday morning Geneva time. That's 4pm in Beijing, or 3am on the U.S. East Coast. I probably won't manage to be awake for it, but I look forward to watching the archive...
Excerpted from Infosud (via Swissinfo) : Alors que Pékin défend ce lundi sa politique des droits de l'homme devant l'ONU, l'ONG Human Rights in China a fait un travail minutieux et systématique de mise à nu. [...] Invitées à Genève par la Fédération internationale des droits de l'homme, Sharon Hom...

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