Human rights situation in China deteriorating: U.S. official.
A senior U.S. official on Wednesday lashed out at China over the continued detention of a number of human rights activists and others who are calling for reform in the country, saying, "The overall human rights situation in China continues to deteriorate."
In a press briefing on the two-day U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue through Tuesday, Michael Posner Michael Posner may refer to:
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"A number of his lawyers who the family have reached out to have tried to meet with him, tried to represent him actively, and been denied access," Posner said, adding the United States will continue to raise the concern.
During the talks in Washington, the U.S. side also urged China to release imprisoned lawyers and activists such as Nobel laureate Noun 1. Nobel Laureate - winner of a Nobel prize
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|Publication:||Asian Political News|
|Date:||Jul 30, 2012|
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