fredag 24. oktober 2014

U.N. Human Rights Panel Urges China to Allow Free Elections in Hong Kong

 The United Nations Human Rights Committee urged China on Thursday to allow elections in Hong Kong without restrictions on who can run as a candidate. The move appeared likely to draw strong criticism from Beijing, where officials decided in August to set strict guidelines for the 2017 election of the city’s next leader, prompting mass sit-in protests. Read more