Author: Li Xiaorong

In Europe, Hu faces trade and human rights issues

The International Herald Tribune reports: Prime Minister Tony Blair put human rights concerns along with ambitions to expand trade on the agenda for his meeting Wednesday with President Hu Jintao of China. “We will raise our concerns with them,” said Tom Kelly, a spokesman for Blair. “It’s best to deal with these matters in private rather than grandstanding,

November 10, 2005

Human rights key to China’s development – Cesar Chelala

Chelala writes in the Tokyo Times: During a recent visit to Beijing, U.N. rights envoy Louise Arbour called attention to the serious human-rights situation in China and the need for improvements according to international human-rights standards. An important step in that regard would be for China to ratify the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which Beijing

September 15, 2005

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