torsdag 30. juni 2016

Tory commission calls for cooling in relations with China over human rights concerns

The Conservative Party Human Rights Commission report documents what it says is an “unprecedented” crackdown on freedom. The study comes amid a period of warming ties between the UK and China which politicians from both countries have termed the “golden era”. It calls for a change in direction from Britain, as the current relationship is not based on an “appropriately critical friendship”. The study identifies the detention of five booksellers from Hong Kong who published titles which were critical of Beijing’s leaders as an example of the rights crackdownRead more