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  1. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    China scraps human rights talks with Britain, cites its internal affairs

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 01:20am by GDN

    ... on rights China has cancelled this week's bilateral human rights dialogue with Britain, which Prime Minister David Cameron highlighted as one of the "important achievements" of his high-profile trip to Beijing last year. Beijing accused London of making irresponsible comments and using human rights issues to interfere in its internal affairs. Cameron had cited the resumption ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1482582/china-scraps-human-rights-talks-britain-cites-its-internal-affairs
  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Outgoing US ambassador Gary Locke calls for greater human rights in China

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 03:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... its human rights record, in parting remarks just days before he is to leave the country. Rights are “universal” values that represent more than economic benefits, Gary Locke said, speaking ... in the quality of life and the standard of living here in China,” he said. “But human rights is more than economic prosperity and the economic conditions of people, but also fundamental universal rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1436301/outgoing-us-ambassador-gary-locke-calls-greater-human-rights-china
  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Locke addresses human rights in farewell speech as US ambassador to China

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 02:14pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... tussle over blind human rights activist Chen Guangcheng, who escaped from house arrest in 2012 to seek refuge in the embassy and later travelled to New York to study on a US-brokered deal. Locke ... of foreign journalists, who face difficulties, including visa delays and harassment, when covering issues like human rights trials. “As a permanent member of the UN Security Council that has hosted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1435581/locke-addresses-human-rights-farewell-speech-us-ambassador-china
  4. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Calls for Japanese UN human rights envoy Hideaki Ueda to step down after outburst

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japanese envoy's outburst causes stir Japan's human rights envoy to the United Nations was yesterday facing calls to quit over a video which showed him shouting at fellow diplomats to "shut up". YouTube footage of the incident at the UN torture committee in Geneva has provoked a storm of criticism on the Internet, with demands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1259402/calls-japanese-un-human-rights-envoy-hideaki-ueda-step-down-after-outburst
  5. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Obama critical of Cambodia’s human rights record

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 09:57am

    ... in Cambodia to little fanfare, then pointedly criticised the country’s strongman leader on the issue of human rights during a tense meeting. Obama was an early champion of Myanmar’s sudden ... relationship with the US. Ben Rhodes, Obama’s deputy national security adviser, said the president told Hun Sen that without reforms, Cambodia’s human rights woes would continue to be “an impediment” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1086526/obama-critical-cambodias-human-rights-record
  6. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    US puts Thailand and Malaysia on human trafficking blacklist

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 01:16am by AP

    ... in fighting human trafficking, a move that could strain relations with the two countries. The US State Department, however, improved its rating of China, citing Beijing's steps to abolish labour ... Report" is based on the actions governments take, rather than the scale of the problem in their country. "There cannot be impunity for those who traffic in human beings. It must end," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1537329/us-puts-thailand-and-malaysia-human-trafficking-blacklist
  7. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    President Xi Jinping meets Fidel Castro as Beijing aims to capitalise on Cuba ties

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:08am

    ... the survival of humanity' President Xi Jinping visited Cuba's former revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in Havana on Tuesday as he aims to expand investment in the fellow communist nation, his ... countries called to lead a new world that will allow the survival of humanity Fidel Castro Xi for his part has made a point during his tour of reaching out to countries often shunned by US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557423/president-xi-jinping-meets-fidel-castro-during-trip-cuba
  8. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing puts Britain in its place- behind Germany and France- ahead of Li Keqiang visit

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 10:16am by The Guardian

    ... economic opportunities of China while holding firm to its values on human rights, Hugo Swire, the Foreign Office minister, urged caution. But finance minister George Osborne called ... embarked on his long-delayed visit to China, declaring in the Chinese weekly news magazine Caixin: “There is no country in the western world more open to Chinese investment.” Human rights were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1533808/britain-lagging-behind-germany-and-france-chinese-foreign-minister
  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Facing history can be painful, but is vital, says Merkel, as she ends China trip

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:21am by Teddy Ng

    ... the Nazis. "This is a painful process," she said. "But it is the right thing to do. The new generation also has to face history, and this is crucial to avoid repeating mistakes." Merkel also raised human rights in her address, saying it was important that citizens have trust in the rule of law. "Future success is shaped by an open, pluralistic and free society," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1549990/facing-history-can-be-painful-vital-says-merkel-she-ends-china-trip
  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing slams British 'interference' as Nick Clegg meets Hong Kong pro-democracy activists

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 12:07pm by AFP

    ... the "one country, two systems" deal at the time of the handover, Hong Kong has guaranteed liberties not seen on the mainland, including freedom of speech and the right to protest. But concerns ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555551/china-slams-british-interference-nick-clegg-meets-hk-activists

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