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China Not Ruling Out Tibet Visit by U.N. Rights Chief

Earlier this month, newly installed United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein mentioned his desire to ...
October 24, 2014 4:59 PM

U.N. Urges China to Allow Free Hong Kong Elections

The ongoing Hong Kong pro-democracy protests have drawn attention from the United Nations. On Thursday, the U.N. Human Rights Committee ...
October 24, 2014 3:44 PM

AIDS Activist Prevented from Attending U.N. Conference

An AIDS researcher, Wang Qiuyan, was prevented from attending a women’s rights conference put on by the United Nations, when authorities ...
October 23, 2014 10:47 PM