The Bundestag, Germany’s parliament, in Berlin. Delegations from two committees have recently been denied visas to visit China. Photo: EPA
The Bundestag, Germany’s parliament, in Berlin. Delegations from two committees have recently been denied visas to visit China. Photo: EPA

China denies visas to German lawmakers over their human rights criticism

  • Germany’s parliament says human rights committee is denied entry, and another committee scraps a trip after MP is barred for speaking out on China’s rights record
  • Barred MP says she has been monitored for a decade since Chinese officials asked her to decline invitation to World Uygur Congress in Germany

The Bundestag, Germany’s parliament, in Berlin. Delegations from two committees have recently been denied visas to visit China. Photo: EPA
The Bundestag, Germany’s parliament, in Berlin. Delegations from two committees have recently been denied visas to visit China. Photo: EPA
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