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I. Introduction 1. The Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier De Schutter, conducted an official mission to China, at the invitation of the Government, from 15 to 23 December 2010. The mission included meetings in Beijing, as well as field trips to the districts of Tongzhou and Changping...
* The views expressed in this interview represent personal views and do not represent the official positions of the UN Committee Against Torture or the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. An American expert on human rights and UN veteran discusses the challenges posed by...
The following is a list of Chinese and English-language resources related to technology, the Internet, human rights, and China. These resources include digital and print materials developed by governments, NGOs, and academics.
Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 19 1 Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers. International...
This year, the UN Commission on Human Rights failed to consider any resolution on China’s human rights record. But now it is clear that more is at stake than just China’s ability to evade the scrutiny of the international human rights regime, write Nicolas Becquelin & Chine Chan , who both...
Domestic & international appeals gain release of retiree
China sets low level for terms of agreement with UN High Commissioner On November 20, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Chinese government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to initiate human rights cooperation programs in China. B□trice Laroche looks at the significance of...
UN Committee highlights gap between law and practice
From cautious observer to aspiring referee CHINA, THE UNITED NATIONS & HUMAN RIGHTS THE LIMITS OF COMPLIANCE Ann Kent, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 1999, 328 pp.
Today hearings on the report regarding China’s implementation of the U.N. Convention Against Torture begin at the United Nations in Geneva. The report was submitted by the Chinese government to the Committee that monitors this treaty. In a shadow report to the Committee, Human Rights in China (HRIC...

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