Marchers in Hong Kong, a special administrative region of China, fill the commercial district of Causeway Bay on December 8, two days ahead of UN Human Rights Day. Photo: Reuters

Letters | Does China have a case for ‘human rights with Chinese characteristics’? The West should take a closer look

  • Liberal countries recognise only civil and political rights as “real” human rights, while socialist countries do the same with economic and social rights. Is the Chinese approach a bridge too far, or is the Western approach too rigid?
Topic |   Human rights
Marchers in Hong Kong, a special administrative region of China, fill the commercial district of Causeway Bay on December 8, two days ahead of UN Human Rights Day. Photo: Reuters
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