onsdag 18. november 2015

China Faces Sharp Questioning by U.N. Panel on Torture

China faced robust questioning from United Nations human rights experts on Tuesday as it sought to defend its record on torture and to make the case that it had achieved important progress promoting human rights and with government based on the rule of law. The unusual grilling of senior Chinese officials came as its ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, Wu Hailong, presented a report to the Committee Against Torture that was China’s first appearance before the panel since 2008. Read more