Tuesday, April 12, 2011

China accuses US of human rights double standards

"China accuses US of human rights double standards
Beijing report says Washington demands internet freedom overseas while imposing harsh restrictions at home

The Chinese government has attacked the US for targeting WikiLeaks while campaigning for internet freedom overseas.

Beijing has a doctrine of non-interference in other countries' internal affairs, but the State Council Information Office releases an annual report on the US human rights record as a riposte to Washington's criticisms. The document says it underlines the hypocrisy of the US and "its malicious design to pursue hegemony under the pretext of human rights"."


Here's the English translation, from the China Daily website, of the report:


Here's the annual US State Department human rights report, to which the Chinese report is a response:



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