A meeting of the UN Security Council in New York, US. China has reportedly blocked the US from broadcasting a Security Council meeting on human rights abuses in North Korea. Photo: Reuters
A meeting of the UN Security Council in New York, US. China has reportedly blocked the US from broadcasting a Security Council meeting on human rights abuses in North Korea. Photo: Reuters

China blocks US webcast of North Korea human rights abuse meeting at UN Security Council

  • China told its Security Council colleagues that the discussion ‘won’t bring any benefit, and we have been against the holding of this … meeting from the very beginning’
  • ‘Why is China so afraid of discussing human rights publicly?’ asked a UN diplomat, speaking on condition of anonymity

A meeting of the UN Security Council in New York, US. China has reportedly blocked the US from broadcasting a Security Council meeting on human rights abuses in North Korea. Photo: Reuters
A meeting of the UN Security Council in New York, US. China has reportedly blocked the US from broadcasting a Security Council meeting on human rights abuses in North Korea. Photo: Reuters
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