torsdag 17. desember 2015

UK criticises 'unacceptable' treatment of diplomats at China trial of human rights lawyer

Britain has issued a rare rebuke to Beijing, slamming Chinese authorities’ “completely unacceptable” treatment of foreign journalists and diplomats who were manhandled by police and undercover agents outside a free speech trial in the capital. On Monday, Chinese security forces – including many wearing facemasks, apparently to conceal their identities – physically drove reporters, diplomats and protesters from outside a courthouse in Beijing where civil rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang was being tried. Read more