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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 - China - DIPLOMACY

    'We simply have to get ties right,' says new US ambassador Max Baucus

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 03:24am by Teddy Ng

    ... The US also wanted China to be a partner in tackling common global challenges, such as climate change, and would urge Beijing to support such values as human rights, he added. He said he would ... relationship right' New US ambassador to China Max Baucus said pushing for fair treatment for American businesses would be one of his top priorities during his tenure. The former senator from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1451986/we-simply-have-get-ties-right-says-new-us-ambassador-max-baucus
  6. 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
  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping becomes first president to visit EU HQ for top-level talks

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:03pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... in talks expected to touch on the crisis in Ukraine, human rights and quarrels over trade. The Chinese leader, on the last leg of his first official tour of Europe, meets successively with European ... as China’s largest trading partner- two-way trade is at more than a billion euros a day- economic issues are likely to dominate. China’s human rights record, a constant concern in the 28-nation bloc, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1461724/xi-jinping-becomes-first-president-visit-eu-hq-top-level-talks
  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    First lady Michelle Obama praises civil rights movement- and tai chi- during China tour

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:05am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Tai Chic US first lady Michelle Obama promoted ethnic equality, the civil rights movement and religious freedom on the mainland yesterday, raising ... that everyone is equal and that we all have the right to say what we think and worship as we choose," she said. "Now of course, living up to these ideals isn't always easy," she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1457308/first-lady-obama-praises-civil-rights-movement-during-china-tour
  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Freedom of expression is 'birth right,' Michelle Obama tells Peking University students

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 01:57pm by WU NAN, Amy Li

    ... "universal rights"- sensitive concepts that mainland university professors were banned from teaching a year ago. The remarks- the closest the first lady has so far come to discussing politics ... to expressing yourself freely and worshipping as you choose and having open access to information, we believe those universal rights- they are universal rights that are the birthright of every person ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1454756/freedom-expression-birth-right-michelle-obama-tells-peking
  10. News - China Insider - DIPLOMACY

    Sanction-hit Russia faces similar problems to China after Tiananmen, says embassy

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 07:48pm by Chris Luo

    ... and the exchange of military technology under the pretext of human rights violations “What is happening in Russia at present is similar to the situation facing China after the 1989 crisis,” the commentary said. “At the time, the United States and some European countries boycotted China over weapons exports and the exchange of military technology under the pretext of human rights violations,” read ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1458594/sanction-hit-russia-faces-similar-problemsto-china-after

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