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No.004   Editor:Yao Chun   June 15,2012

Introduction

Recently, the U.S. State Department issued the Human Rights Report 2011 and said that China's human rights situation is “worsening.” This report has triggered strong opposition in China. In response to that, China on May 25 issued its own report on human rights issues in the U.S. titled ”Human Rights Record of the United States in 2011”.
On June 11, the Chinese government publicized the National Human Rights Action Plan (2012-2015), promising to address challenges and work for happiness and dignity of every citizen.

Documents:

US: human rights conditions have deteriorated in ChinaRead more

Hillary Clinton, the US Secretary of State. (File photo/ Xinhua)

Hillary Clinton, the US Secretary of State. (File photo/ Xinhua)

US released its annual human rights report last Thursday.It accused China of being "an authoritarian state" with its human rights situation seeing continuing "deterioration."

The report included tough words about Chinese rights practices, saying that conditions there had deteriorated. In 2008, the report dropped China from its list of the worst abusers. But the new report cites “repression and coercion” of rights advocates, tight restrictions on political dissidents, curbs on journalists and on Internet access, and “severe cultural and religious repression” of ethnic Uighurs and Tibetans.

China: The US has no right to play the world’s human rights judgeRead more

Hong Lei,a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, held a press conference on May 25.

Hong Lei,a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, held a press conference on May 25.

FM: U.S. criticism of China's human rights 'biased'

Hong Lei, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman on Friday said the U.S. report's criticism of China is biased and baseless and urged the United States to stop interfering in the internal affairs of other nations.Full Report

China issues its own report on human rights issues in the U.S.

China on Friday responded to a recent U.S. government report on China's human rights practices by issuing its own report on human rights issues in the U.S. The Chinese report states that violations of civil and political rights have been "severe" in the U.S., adding that the country is "lying to itself" when referring to itself as the "land of the free." The report cited the treatment of protestors participating in the Occupy Wall Street movement, stating that their arrests can provide a "glimpse of the truth regarding the United States' so-called freedom and democracy."Full Report

China fully promoted the work of guaranteeing human rights

Actions speak louder than words. The various goals and tasks of the National Human Rights Acton Plan (2009 – 2010) of China have all be reached and completed on time. While assessing the implementation of the first human rights action plan, China is also working on making the second human rights action plan. The progress of China's human rights cause cannot be eliminated.Full Report

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Editor's NoteRead more

Taking China as a future rival or a long-term partner determines the sustainability of U.S. policy toward China. Without mutual respect, the two major powers cannot build up strategic mutual trust, not to mention achieving mutual benefit. The Chinese know clearly that social stability is a precondition for human rights. The "human rights" card will not shake China's stability.

Latest comments

Charles58.68.145.*
This report is beautifully designed. I like it.
Jack58.68.145.*
Human rights are the basic rights in the modern society. And in US the Human rights conditions are not as well as it has propagandized.
MR. Wang58.68.145.*
I think China practically safeguard the citizens' economic, political, social and cultural rights and promote social equity and harmony. I am happy living in China.

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