An undated photo of Gao Yu in Hong Kong, 71, who was jailed in April for seven years for providing state secrets to foreign contacts. Photo: SCMP Pictures An undated photo of Gao Yu in Hong Kong, 71, who was jailed in April for seven years for providing state secrets to foreign contacts. Photo: SCMP Pictures
An undated photo of Gao Yu in Hong Kong, 71, who was jailed in April for seven years for providing state secrets to foreign contacts. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Xi Jinping criticised as 'shameless' for touting China's record on rights for women at United Nations

President insists Chinese women 'have the opportunity to excel' while US and other critics question why they are still being locked up for expressing their views

Topic |   Xi's US Visit 2015
An undated photo of Gao Yu in Hong Kong, 71, who was jailed in April for seven years for providing state secrets to foreign contacts. Photo: SCMP Pictures An undated photo of Gao Yu in Hong Kong, 71, who was jailed in April for seven years for providing state secrets to foreign contacts. Photo: SCMP Pictures
An undated photo of Gao Yu in Hong Kong, 71, who was jailed in April for seven years for providing state secrets to foreign contacts. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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