John Taylor: Australia and China pleased with human rights talks

ABC News Online reports:

Australian officials held talks with China over human rights in Beijing yesterday, but one of the more topical issues wasn’t mentioned at all. The annual Australia China Human Rights dialogue spearheads Australia’s efforts to improve China’s often-criticised human rights record. The 9th round of closed-door talks was held in a Swiss Hotel in Beijing. It ended upbeat, with both countries applauding the day’s work, and the success of the process founded in 1997.


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